[Owasp-testing] Public release of the OWASP TESTING GUIDE v4
ryandewhurst at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 15:30:26 UTC 2014
Any news on a paperback version? (from lulu.com?)
On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 8:20 PM, Matteo Meucci <matteo.meucci at owasp.org>
> Hi all,
> thanks to the fantastic job of Hugo we just upload an updated version of
> the Guide.
> You can download it here:
> And it is accessible from here:
> On 17/09/2014 17:03, Andrew Muller wrote:
> > Folks,
> > OWASP is proud to announce the public release of the OWASP Testing
> > Guide version 4.
> > As a rich and diverse security community we should be proud of the
> > achievement and we'd like to thank and congratulate everyone that
> > authored or reviewed the Guide.
> > You'll notice several changes between v3 and v4. Some sections have been
> > renamed, removed or reworked, but overall the OWASP Testing Guide
> > version 4 improves on
> > version 3 in three ways:
> > *1.* This version of the Testing Guide integrates with the two other
> > flagship OWASP documentation products: the Developers Guide and the Code
> > Review Guide. To achieve this we aligned the testing categories and test
> > numbering with those in other OWASP products. The objective of the
> > Testing and Code Review Guides is to evaluate the security controls
> > described by the Developers Guide.
> > *2.* All chapters have been improved and test cases expanded to 87 (64
> > test cases in v3) including the introduction of four new chapters and
> > controls:
> > - Identity Management Testing
> > - Error Handling
> > - Cryptography
> > - Client Side Testing
> > *3.* This version of the Testing Guide encourages the community not to
> > simply accept the test cases outlined in this guide. We encourage
> > security testers to integrate with other software testers and devise
> > test cases specific to the target application. As we find test cases
> > that have wider applicability we encourage the security testing
> > community to share them and contribute them to the Testing Guide. This
> > will continue to build the application security body of knowledge and
> > allow the development of the Testing Guide to be an iterative rather
> > than monolithic process.
> > As we continue to improve our tools and documentation, we'd like to ask
> > you to support OWASP to reach the following goals:
> > *Continuously improve the guide*.
> > The Guide is a "live" document: we always need your feedback! Tell us
> > what you love. Tell us what you love less.
> > Please join our testing mailing list and share your ideas:
> > http://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-testing
> > <http://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-testing>
> > *Promote the Testing Guide*.
> > We would like to have some more media coverage on the Guide, so please,
> > if you know somebody that can help please put them in touch with us.
> > If you have the chance, you can write an article about the Testing Guide
> > and other new OWASP Projects.
> > *Add 'quotes' to the Guide*.
> > We made a special 'quotes' pages for the Testing Guide.
> > Here we'd link you to add comments and references to the Guide.
> > http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Testing_Guide_Quotes
> > <http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Testing_Guide_Quotes>
> > The OWASP Testing Guide includes a "best practice" penetration testing
> > framework which users can implement in their own organizations and a
> > "low level" penetration testing guide that describes techniques for
> > testing most common web application and web service security issues.
> > Download or browse the Guide now from:
> > - https://www.owasp.org/images/1/19/OTGv4.pdf
> > -
> > https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Testing_Guide_v4_Table_of_Contents
> > <
> > regards,
> > ____________________
> > *Andrew Muller*
> > Canberra OWASP Chapter Leader
> > OWASP Testing Guide Co-Leader
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