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By Shakeel Ali, Tedi Heriyanto

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For easy installation, we suggest you use all the hard disk space. If your machine already contains another operating system, you need to create a partition for BackTrack. Please be careful while doing this, as you could end up corrupting your operating system. One of the resources that describe how to install BackTrack with other operating systems such as Windows XP can be found at: http://www. org/tutorials/dual-boot-install/. We suggest you use a specific tool for disk partitioning. In the open source area, there are several Linux Live CDs that can be used, such as SystemRescueCD (http://www.

All of these channels depict a unique set of security components that has to be tested and verified during the assessment period. These components comprise of physical security, human psychology, data networks, wireless communication medium, and telecommunication. The index is a method which is considerably useful while classifying these target assets corresponding to their particular identifications, such as, MAC Address, and IP Address. At the end, a vector concludes the direction by which an auditor can assess and analyze each functional asset.

Due to this obvious security glitch, several testing methodologies have been introduced to critically assess the underlying security risks of the application. One such attempt was done by OWASP open community to bring its top ten project forward and increase the awareness of application security among various organizations. The project does not focus on complete application security programs but provides a necessary foundation to integrate security through secure coding principles and practices.

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