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Security Testing


TO Security Testing for Test Professionals
Jeff Payne, Coveros, Inc.
Tue, 11/11/2014 - 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 Tips and Tricks for Building Secure Mobile Apps
Jeff Payne, Coveros, Inc.
Wed, 11/12/2014 - 1:30pm

Mobile application development is now a mission-critical component of many IT organizations. Due to the security threats associated with mobile devices, it is critical that mobile applications are built to be secure from the ground up. However, many application developers and testers do not understand how to build and test secure mobile applications. Jeff Payne discusses the risks associated with mobile platforms/applications and describes best practices for ensuring mobile applications are secure.

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BW16 Privacy and Data Security: Minimizing Reputational and Legal Risks
Tatiana Melnik, Melnik Legal, PLCC
Wed, 11/12/2014 - 4:15pm

Privacy and data security are hot topics among US state and federal regulators as well as plaintiffs’ lawyers. Companies experiencing data breaches have been fined millions of dollars, paid out millions in settlements, and spent just as much on breach remediation efforts. In the past several years, data breaches have occurred in the hospitality, software, retail, and healthcare industries. Join Tatiana Melnik to see how stakeholders can minimize data breach risks, and privacy and security concerns by integrating the Privacy by Design Model into the software development lifecycle.

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