Testing: Introduction and objectives

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OWASP Testing Guide v2 Table of Contents

This Chapter will describe the OWASP Web Application Penetration testing methology and it will explain how to test each vulnerabilities.

What is penetration testing?

What is a vulnerability?

What is the list of OWASP testing?

Penetration testing will never be an exact science where a complete list of all possible issues that should be tested can be defined. Indeed, penetration testing is only an appropriate technique for testing the security of web applications under certain circumstances. Our goal is to collect all the possible testing techniques, explain it and mantain it updated.

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