Blog Posts Tagged with "Quality Assurance"


Security is Inconvenient, Deal With It!

December 17, 2012 Added by:Keith Mendoza

ZD Net had an article entitled "Kernel vulnerability places Samsung devices at risk" and I thought "so, what's new" until I followed the link to the forum post on xda-developers. Then I just lost it because I'm certain that this is a result of plain and simple laziness...

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The secrets of incorporating security into functional testing

November 11, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los

Whether you agree with that or not, my proposal is that with the right tools it can be done. More than just the right tools, with tools that appropriately match the use-case of the functional tester... so I've started collecting a list of things functional testers would require to add in the security...

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The secret of incorporating security into functional testing

November 04, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los

Conversation today was around tools and use-cases for the tools in the stream of creating more secure software. My experience in this industry over the last several years has taught me that you have to fashion the tools to the use-case. Even if you give me a fantastic hammer I still won't be a great carpenter...

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Believe It or Not, DevOps and Infosec Are a Perfect Culture Match

October 14, 2012 Added by:Gene Kim

By integrating automated security testing into the deployment pipeline, just as the functional and integration tests are, information security testing becomes part of the daily operations of Development. As a result, security defects are found and fixed more quickly than ever...

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Critical Keys to Successful Application Security Testing

May 03, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los

Keeping up with the amount of applications being released can often lead to more subtle issues. We can all say with relative confidence that just because an application has been tested does not make it secure - and even the best analysts & testers can miss security defects...

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Why QA Doesn't Do Security Testing

January 06, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los

Just because you're checking for the existence of the password requirement, or making sure pages aren't accessible without authentication doesn't actually mean you're doing security testing. In reality, this is just a small part of the overall security testing that applications require...

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