[Owasp-leaders] The OWASP Periodic Table Project
dennis.groves at owasp.org
Tue Mar 5 20:44:16 UTC 2013
On 5 Mar 2013, at 20:35, Eoin wrote:
> So the periodic table is a list of vulns right? Best we share the work
> we did on the owasp common numbering system?
Not a list of vulns, the periodic table is a taxonomy of similarities.
Gases, liquids, solids etc… I imagine a taxonomy of vulns: input
validation, authorisation, access control, etc.. (the top 10 controls?)
Within the taxonomy of gasses are air, and helium for example. I further
imagine that input validation will have XSS & SQLi for example. I would
further imagine that the OWASP periodic table has its own shape that
doesn't much resemble the actual periodic table…
so I see it as a project to group known issues according to related root
Is this how others view this project?
[Dennis Groves](http://about.me/dennis.groves), MSc
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