Software Security Test Best Practices News
March 25, 2015
Secunia's 2015 Vulnerability Report shows that better vulnerability reporting and awareness of flaws doesn't necessarily mean vendors offer more patches or focus on the most critical issues.
September 16, 2014
Developers increasingly rely on a variety of open source components, but a VerSprite researcher warns that security issues accompany many popular frameworks.
April 03, 2014
Mobile ALM expert Manish Mathuria provides insight into mobile security and offers strategies for enterprises to better protect their software.
May 17, 2013
Software quality assurance is gaining respect as a profession -- but do QA testers have the scripting and security skills the role now requires?
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For those of us new to software security testing, it can be an intimidating field of study. Where do the veterans suggest we begin? Continue Reading
Learn some cloud application testing techniques to ensure data security. Continue Reading
Crowdsource testing is the practice of sending out prototype software and products to broad groups of people for testing rather than having testing performed internally. Crowdsource testing allows more individuals to participate, often at a reduced ... Continue Reading
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Testing data exchanges involves the ability to view, track and verify messages, among other things. Here are techniques for testing data exchanges. Continue Reading
Private and non-public data must not be compromised during testing. Learn about data masking and the vendors that offer data masking tools. Continue Reading
A recent survey shows software professionals have a basic understanding of application security concepts, but they lack the knowledge to fix the resulting security issues. Continue Reading
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The FortiGate security appliances. UTM security in a single device, good administrative interface and performances.Powered by IT Central Station
First things first Talking about FortiGate from Fortinet we are talking about a family of UTM (Unified Threat Management) appliances. This...Continue Reading
It makes the discovery of applications and classification of user traffic simple but I'd like to see a roadmap for SSL decryption.Powered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: I'm most impressed with the visibility and control SourceFire solutions provide in to the types of traffic flowing in and out...Continue Reading
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Valuable Features: <ul> <li>Performances</li> <li>VDOM</li> <li>UTM</li> <li>Consolidated...Continue Reading
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Discover whether or not test cases are necessary in this expert answer by consultant Robin Goldsmith. Continue Reading
Though complex, penetration testing is worth the effort and helps make Web applications as secure as possible. Here are some tips for testing effectively. Continue Reading
Different mobile platforms have different security characteristics. What's the best way for mobile developers to deal with this? Continue Reading
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Embedded software testing tools are useful for catching defects during unit, integration and system testing. Here are five such tools that can make testing easier. Continue Reading
Our business is relying more and more on smart process applications to manage business-critical processes. This means application security is even more important than ever. What's your advice on ensuring not only that the code is secure, but that ... Continue Reading
Can security impact application performance? One expert examines common application security vulnerabilities that might be slowing you down. Continue Reading