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internetnews.com: A New Open Source Approach to Weakness

Aug 01, 2006, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"More than 270 years ago, Carolus Linnaeus in his book Systema Naturae, attempted to categorize all biology on the Earth into a series of kingdoms. Web application security vendor Fortify thinks that the same kingdom approach can be taken to classify Web vulnerabilities.

"The approach is one that Fortify is now donating to the non-profit Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), and it might just help to take the study of vulnerabilities out of the Dark Ages..."

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