A 2017 Post about SaaS? Thought It Was behind Us in 2014

Way back in 2008, we wrote an article about the growing popularity of software-as-a-service (SaaS) business models. At the time, cloud-based storage was relatively new. And many businesses had legitimate security concerns about handing valuable data over to virtual servers. But more than 8 years later, the SaaS model is firmly established, with “cloud-resistant” businesses [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:25+00:00February 6th, 2017|Blog, SaaS, Security|0 Comments

How Data Breaches Create New Demand for Software Quality Assurance

Data breaches are nothing new. As Digital Guardian points out, they’ve “existed for as long as individuals and companies have maintained records and stored private information.” But with the rise of computer technology, both the frequency and severity of data breaches have increased. Target and Home Depot are prime examples. But for every high profile [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:26+00:00December 5th, 2016|Blog, Security|0 Comments

Software Testers in the Age of Cyber-Terrorism

Why the Global War on Terrorism Needs Software Testers We used to live in an analog world where you could: Repair broken toasters with a simple screwdriver. Tinker with cars using a few garage tools. But those days are quickly fading. In fact, they’re all but over. Now everything is digital, powered by software, satellites, [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:27+00:00November 3rd, 2016|Blog, Security, Testing|0 Comments

Passwordless password manager

Most people I know tend to simply use the same password on ALL websites. Email, Paypal, Amazon, Ebay, Facebook, Twitter. This is obviously a very bad idea. Passwords are always a problem. Difficult to remember, hard to think of a good one when you need a new one, tricky to keep safe. For the moderately-paranoid [...]

2019-05-19T09:03:05+00:00March 3rd, 2011|Blog, Security, Tips|0 Comments

Open-source Security Assessment

Perhaps this is not strictly related to Testuff, but my article with Dr. Carlos Cid was recently published on SearchSecurity. Hope it might give some of you ideas on evaluating security for open-source as well as closed-source projects. The scope covers more than security-testing, but touches on elements of testing and assessment for security bugs [...]

2011-01-11T15:44:03+00:00January 11th, 2011|Blog, Bugs, Development, Security, Testing|0 Comments