Samurai Web testing

Kevin Johnson, a SANS Institute instructor and senior analyst for security firm Intelguardians, has released a live CD Web security toolkit called the Samurai Web Testing Framework.

Users can download this disk image and burn it onto a CD. It provides a set of coordinated tools that can be used to test the security stance of a Web site. For this initial release, Johnson is looking for feedback and volunteer testers. The user name and password to log onto the CD are "samurai.'

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Joab Jackson is the senior technology editor for Government Computer News.

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