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Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST)

Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) tools are technologies that design and detect security vulnerabilities in a running web-enabled application. These programs communicate with an application via the web front-end and perform a black-box test which can expose security weaknesses within that application.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST)

An SMB might use DAST tools to improve data security, prevent hackers from accessing sensitive and business-critical information, and adhere to data governance frameworks such as GDPR and HIPAA. An enterprise that wants to improve security and compliance in non-HTTP and HTML applications, however, might want to invest in other technologies.

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