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OWASP AppSensor Project
Overview & Goal
The AppSensor project defines a conceptual framework and methodology that offers prescriptive guidance to implement intrusion detection and automated response into an existing application. Current efforts are underway to create the AppSensor tool which can be utilized by any existing application interested in adding detection and response capabilities.

There is one resource specifically created for this training:

Contents Materials

Detection AppSensor defines over 50 different detection points which can be used to identify a malicious attacker.

Response AppSensor provides guidance on how to respond once a malicious attacker has been identified. Possible actions include: logging out the user, locking the account or notifying an administrator. More than a dozen response actions are described.

Defending the Application An attacker often requires numerous probes and attack attempts in order to locate an exploitable vulnerability within the application. By using AppSensor it is possible to identify and eliminate the threat of an attacker before they are able to successfully identify an exploitable flaw.


AppSensor & ESAPI Developer's Guide

AppSensor Tutorial
Download AppSensor Book - PDF
Download AppSensor Book - Word
Automated Application Defenses to Thwart Advanced Attackers
AppSensor Diagram
Live Demo
AppSensor Code