Web Application Scanners: Definitions and Functions
Elizabeth N. Fong, Vadim Okun
There are many commercial software security assurance tools that claim to detect and prevent vulnerabilities in application software. However, a closer look at the tools often leaves one wondering which tools find what flaws? This paper identifies a taxonomy of software security assurance tools and focuses on the definition of one type of tool: web application scanner - an automated program designed to examine web applications for security vulnerabilities. The types of functions that are generally found in a web application scanner are described.
Hawaii International Conference On System Sciences (HICSS) | 40th | | University of Hawaii College of Business
January 3-6, 2007
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
and Okun, V.
Web Application Scanners: Definitions and Functions, Hawaii International Conference On System Sciences (HICSS) | 40th | | University of Hawaii College of Business
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