Security testers believe that Application Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing for identifying underlying vulnerabilities form a complete solution to all the application security issues. Experts however indicate, that application security is a multi-faceted concern, encompassing the multiple factors for comprehensive protection.
Injection and CSS attacks are commonly found in web applications. Moreover, zero day vulnerabilities should be checked by regular updation and patching. The goal of the Top 10 project is to raise awareness about application security by identifying some of the most critical risks facing organizations. The Top 10 project is referenced by many standards, books, tools, and organizations, including MITRE, PCI DSS, DISA, FTC, and many more.
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is an open community dedicated to enabling organizations to develop, purchase, and maintain applications that can be trusted.
The goal of the OWASP Top 10 project is to raise awareness about application security by identifying some of the most critical risks facing organizations.