Web applications are one of the most compelling points of vulnerability in companies today. Most companies have both web applications and the vulnerabilities associated with them. Web app holes have resulted in the theft of millions of credit cards, major financial loss, and damaged reputations for hundreds of enterprises. The number of computers compromised by visiting web sites altered by attackers is too high to count. Obtaining this certification will measure an individual’s understanding of web application exploits and penetration testing methodology.
Minimum passing score is 71% and must be renewed every 4 years.