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Security Testing


MH Usability Testing in a Nutshell
Julie Gardiner, The Test People
Mon, 11/11/2013 - 8:30am

Because systems are now more complex and competition is extreme, testing for usability is critical for ensuring our products not only stand out from the crowd but even exceed our customer’s expectations. As testers, we often encounter requirements such as “The system must be user-friendly.” What does this mean? And, more importantly, how do we test against this vague notion? Join Julie Gardiner as she presents usability testing techniques to help evaluate system efficiency, effectiveness, and user satisfaction.

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TM Security Testing for Test Professionals
Jeff Payne, Coveros, Inc.
Tue, 11/12/2013 - 1:00pm

Your organization is doing well with functional, usability, and performance testing. However, you know that software security is a key part of software assurance and compliance strategy for protecting applications and critical data. Left undiscovered, security-related defects can wreak havoc in a system when malicious invaders attack. If you don’t know where to start with security testing and don’t know what you are—or should be—looking for, this tutorial is for you.

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Concurrent Sessions

BW8 Oh, WASP! Security Essentials for Web Apps
Benny Paul, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 2:15pm

The past few years have seen a rapid increase in business efficiency through Web-based applications. Unfortunately, a dramatic increase in the number of web application vulnerabilities has followed. Insecure web applications can be disastrous for mission critical businesses and users' sensitive data. More than 70 percent of security vulnerabilities are due to flaws in the application rather than firewall breaches. Bennie Paul explains how security testing has become an indispensable part of the SDLC for businesses operating online today.

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