Security Testing is Everyone's Responsibility
How many news stories have you seen recently where a company puts out a statement stating they have been hacked? As applications grow in complexity and scale with technologies such as mobile, microservices and cloud hosting, testers are finding themselves on the forefront of needing to understand how to add security to their suite of testing skills. Paired with an uptick in bad actors trying to take advantage of any application that can be reached via the internet, there is a large need for security testing. Unfortunately, combined with the move to push testing left, security is oftentimes left behind and security testing is not considered as part of the core skill set of a tester like exploratory testing or risk based testing. Adam shares how any tester can adopt a security mindset and introduce basic security tests to any testing strategy for an application. Join Adam as he shares techniques on how to learn when and where to perform security testing, how to engage with your internal security teams, security tools to get started and even how to start down a path as a career security tester.