INFORMATION SECURITY PORTAL
Below is links to different webpages where information for testers are available. Depending on what is tested, more or less of the information is usefull.
The information covers privacy and security, it does not cover how to structure testing.
The OWASP Risk Assessment Framework consist of Static application security testing and Risk Assessment tools, Eventhough there are many SAST tools available for testers, but the compatibility and the Environement setup process is complex. By using OWASP Risk Assessment Framework’s Static Appilication Security Testing tool Testers will be able to analyse and review their code quality and vulnerabilities without any additional setup. OWASP Risk Assessment Framework can be integrated in the DevSecOps toolchain to help developers to write and produce secure code.
The Web Security Testing Guide (WSTG) Project produces the premier cybersecurity testing resource for web application developers and security professionals.
The WSTG is a comprehensive guide to testing the security of web applications and web services. Created by the collaborative efforts of cybersecurity professionals and dedicated volunteers, the WSTG provides a framework of best practices used by penetration testers and organizations all over the world.
The vision is “Define the industry standard for mobile application security.” They are writing a security standard for mobile apps and a comprehensive testing guide that covers the processes, techniques, and tools used during a mobile app security test, as well as an exhaustive set of test cases that enables testers to deliver consistent and complete results.
Main Deliverables are; Mobile Security Testing Guide (MSTG), Mobile App Security Requirements and Verification, Mobile App Security Checklist and Presentations.
Discovering vulnerabilities is important, but being able to estimate the associated risk to the business is just as important. Early in the life cycle, one may identify security concerns in the architecture or design by using threat modeling. Later, one may find security issues using code review or penetration testing. Or problems may not be discovered until the application is in production and is actually compromised.
The OWASP Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS) Project provides a basis for testing web application technical security controls and also provides developers with a list of requirements for secure development.
The standard provides a basis for testing application technical security controls, as well as any technical security controls in the environment, that are relied on to protect against vulnerabilities such as Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and SQL injection. This standard can be used to establish a level of confidence in the security of Web applications.
A mix of auditing and assessment tools.