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Authorization testing

Testing for authorization means understanding how the authorization process works and using that information to circumvent the authorization mechanism. In this course, we will learn about authorization and various vulnerabilities in the implementation.

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  • Authorization testing Video — 00:22:06
    • Authorization is the idea of allowing access to resources only to those authorized to use them. Testing for authorization means understanding how the authorization process works and using that information to circumvent the authorization mechanism. In this video, we will learn about authorization and various vulnerabilities in the implementation.

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Authorization is the idea of allowing access to resources only to those authorized to use them. Testing for authorization means understanding how the authorization process works and using that information to circumvent the authorization mechanism. Authorization is a process that results after successful authentication, so the tester will verify this point after he/she holds valid credentials associated with a well-defined set of roles and privileges. In this course, we will learn about authorization and various vulnerabilities in the implementation.

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