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    ZAPmas Feedback
    Sometimes Christmas comes early, and in this case for me it was the publication of the Twelve Days of ZAPmas blog posts by Mic Whitehorn-Gillam. If you have not read them yet then please do - they are a great introduction to ZAP and provide what I think is a very fair and balanced comparison to ...
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    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 12 - Testing a new Content-Security-Policy
    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 12 - Testing a new Content-Security-Policy
    What is the CSP? The Content-Security-Policy (CSP) is a widely recommended control and is ...
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    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 11 - ZAP impressions from a Burp user
    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 11 - ZAP impressions from a Burp user
    It probably seems a bit odd to do this on Day 11 and not at the end of the series, but I have one ...
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    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 10 - Manual Web App Testing Unproxied
    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 10 - Manual Web App Testing Unproxied
    Most of the time, proxying the browser doesn’t present any sort of trouble. You should be able to ...
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    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 8 - Spidering
    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 8 - Spidering
    Spidering is an automated process that recursively finds and follows all the navigation from an ...
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    Twelve Days of ZAPMAS - Day 6 - Passive Flaw Detection and Using the HUD
    Twelve Days of ZAPMAS - Day 6 - Passive Flaw Detection and Using the HUD
    One of the awesome things about a security-focused interception proxy like ZAP is its ability to ...
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    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 5 - Scope and Contexts
    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 5 - Scope and Contexts
    Normally I don’t like having my interception proxy hide out-of-scope traffic. Doing so creates a ...
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    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 4 - Fuzzing for Injection
    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 4 - Fuzzing for Injection
    I briefly introduced fuzzing earlier in the series, citing it as the second primitive upon which ...
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    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 3 - CYA (Cover Your Auth)
    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 3 - CYA (Cover Your Auth)
    Access control is one of the crucial elements to application security. The vast majority of ...
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    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 2 - The Edge of Tomorrow
    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 2 - The Edge of Tomorrow
    Day 2 - The Edge of Tomorrow - Replaying and Tampering with Requests Fuzzing and tampering are like ...
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    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 1 - Setting Up ZAP
    Twelve Days of ZAPmas - Day 1 - Setting Up ZAP
    This holiday season, I’m going to run down some of the ins and outs of working with OWASP Zed ...
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    Coming Soon - Twelve Days of ZAPmas
    In December of 2018, I published a twelve-day series of cross-site scripting tips, tricks, and ...
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