Did you assume security testing was a part of quality assurance testing? Well, you know what they say about making assumptions. It seems some QA teams, for various reasons, aren’t testing for security, and the reasons range from the mundane (“Not my job”) to the exasperating (“It’s too hard”). But isn’t the level of security an important (maybe even one of the most important) measures of a product’s quality? This post in the Enterprise Security blog on the HP web site debunks five myths that are keeping QA from testing security:
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.