Do automated tools really detect only 45% of all vulnerabilities?
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If you've dealt with IT security for any length of time, chances are that you've come across a claim that research has shown that automated tools can only detect 45% of vulnerabilities. It is often cited to illustrate the need for participation of human experts in security and penetration tests. However is the claim really true? You may find it in, among many other places, the latest OWASP Testing Guide...