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OWASP Top 10 for 2013 has been Released

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The OWASP top 10 for 2013 has been released HERE. For those of you who are not familiar with OWASP and the top 10, if you are in IT Security or Development, you should be. Here is a brief description from OWASP.

The OWASP Top Ten provides a powerful awareness document for web application security. The OWASP Top Ten represents a broad consensus about what the most critical web application security flaws are. Project members include a variety of security experts from around the world who have shared their expertise to produce this list. Versions of the 2007 and 2010 version were translated into English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Turkish and other languages. Translation efforts for the 2013 version are underway and they will be posted as they become available.

We urge all companies to adopt this awareness document within their organization and start the process of ensuring that their web applications do not contain these flaws. Adopting the OWASP Top Ten is perhaps the most effective first step towards changing the software development culture within your organization into one that produces secure code.

Just like usual, injection is at the top of the list.

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