Sunday, August 27, 2006

White Box security testing

Interesting article on white box security testing and automated testing tools at Dr Dobbs Portal.

"Whitebox testing is notoriously difficult to do. Without automatic code scanning tools, scanning the source code requires a keen eye, concentration and an enormous amount of time to scan each line for security vulnerabilities. As intruders become more sophisticated at finding security vulnerabilities and writing exploitative code, it becomes more necessary to take every precaution before shipping software.These precautions can range from security training throughout the security development lifecycle (SDLC) to using tools such as source code scanners and vulnerability scanners. "

The article covers:

State of the Field
Security Exposure
When to Use Static Analysis Tools
Good Attributes to Watch Out For

For services for software security testing of applications, systems or infrastructure.

Friday, August 11, 2006

Business Process Testing

Top 10 in a search on for Business Process Testing

Mercury Business Process Testing - web-based test automation
A new addition to Mercury's Quality Center, Mercury Business Process Testing provides Mercury s automated functional testing capabilities to business

Certify vs. Business Process Testing
Worksoft’s Certify is a proven solution that provides a higher level of capability with significantly less time and cost to implement and own when compared

Process testing
Business process testing before implementation has become a key concern for me. Consultants can no longer design processes and then step away.

An Introduction to Business Process Testing using JProcessUnit
In this article author Reza Shafii introduces the JProcessUnit CodeShare project and demonstrates how it can be used to create well-defined, JUnit-based

Dev2Dev Editor's Blog: Tuxedo, Business Process Testing and Subversion
Tuxedo, Business Process Testing and Subversion. Dev2Dev Editor's Blog June 07, 2006 07:26 PM Comments (0). I moved to Subversion a few months back

Computerworld Mercury Launches Industry's First Business Process ...
Part of Mercury Quality Center™, Mercury Business Process Testing is the first ... “Mercury Business Process Testing enables our QA and business teams to

Acutest - test strategy, test management & business process testing
Independent specialists in outsourced software testing services, testing consultancy services, UAT, non-functional testing and performance testing.

Datamonitor ComputerWire - Business Process Testing and Simulation ...
Integrated news, opinion, research and analysis focussing on IT services, hardware, software, corporate finance, technology standards and government.

Business Process Testing - Forbes - Technology Solution Finder ...
KnowledgeStorm is one of the largest free online research engines for IT solutions. The directory is open to any IT provider, making it a single source in

Saturday, August 05, 2006

Software testing in advance

Found this link earlier in the week. It is Developers Notes for September 2006 published in August 2006. Is this early release normal or is it psychic phenomenon?

QALoad 5.5

Compuware has introduced new features to its QALoad 5.5 automated performance testing tool for web, Java, .NET, packaged ERP/CRM applications, and distributed environments. Compuware QALoad simulates thousands of users performing transactions against applications. New features include a parameterization wizard, rules library, enhanced remote monitoring for servers, and enhanced reporting, among other features.

There was a nice TV clip here showing a successful technique for getting the attention of an IT colleague that is ignoring you (you'll need to open the open player link to view it).

Software load testing