Fortify - Application Security
Recent statistics show that almost half of breaches that cause material damage occur via applications. HP Fortify provides software and services that help organization secure applications to prevent those attacks. This blog serves as a platform for our penetration testers, product managers and marketers, and software engineers to provide analysis and insight regarding both web application security and how organizations can utilize our products and services to better secure their applications. For more information, visit www.hp.com/go/fortify

Understanding Cross-Frame Scripting

websec.jpgThere’s a lot of confusion around Cross-frame Scripting.

 

I’ve seen a number of online resources that describe it as just another type of Cross-site scripting, which only makes sense if you also misunderstand Cross-site scripting.

 

A significant part of the misunderstanding comes from authoritative sources being unclear at best—if not outright incorrect—in how they explain the issue…

Tags: webappsec| XSRF| XSS
Labels: webappsec| xsrf| XSS

The Secure Web Series, Part 3: Protecting Against Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Screen Shot 2014-03-10 at 3.13.15 PM.pngIn Part 3 of the Secure Web Series, we'll be talking about Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF). CSRF is a wicked vulnerability that allows attackers to force victims to perform actions without their knowledge. 

 

We'll be talking about what CSRF is, how to look for CSRF within your own applications, and how to defend against it.

When To Choose Static vs. Dynamic Testing for a Website

Screen Shot 2013-11-05 at 3.01.32 PM.pngHere at Fortify on Demand we often get asked whether it's best to perform an adhoc website using static or dynamic testing.

 

Happily, we have the option to recommend either and both with our suite of solutions, but seperate from products it's worth looking at what sort of criteria would go into making such a decision.

 

 

An Introduction to the OWASP ASVS

The Open Web Application Security Project OWASP is well known for its Top 10 list, and perhaps for its testing methodology as well, but comparitively few people are aware of its Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS) Project

 

OWASP ASVS

 

The ASVS, as the name alludes to, is a standard for verifying the security of applications as opposed to a methodology for testing them. This is not a distinction without a difference, but rather a key piece missing from many appsec efforts...

Tags: owasp
Labels: OWASP| webappsec
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About the Author(s)
  • Abhishek Rath is a Security Consultant with Fortify on Demand based out of New York City, New York. His areas of expertise are application security testing, risk management and building application security programs for the Global and Fortune 100. He can be reached at Abhishek.Rath@hp.com
  • Adam Cazzolla is a Sr. Security Consultant with HP Fortify on Demand.
  • http://www.danielmiessler.com/about
  • hacker, developer, script junkie [python,ruby,php]
  • Jason Johnson is a Sr. Security Consultant with HP Fortify on Demand.
  • I have a passion for security and endeavor to participate in strong security defenses.
  • Lucas Gates is an Advanced Dynamic Tester with the Fortify On Demand team who enjoys responsible hacking.
  • US Army veteran. IT and infoSec professional since 1994. Founder of HouSecCon. aka m1a1vet
  • Rick Dunnam is an IS security professional with 15+ years experience in Enterprise Security and has consulted for many industry verticals: Banking, CPG, Healthcare, Government, Hospitality, and more
  • Sam Denard is a Senior Security Engineer with HP Enterprise Security.
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