Application security has become an important topic within our organizations. We have come to understand that the data that we deem sensitive and critical to our business is made available through these applications. With breaches happening all the time, it is critical to take reasonable steps to help protect that data by ensuring that our applications are implementing strong controls. Over the years, testing has been the main avenue for "implementing" security into applications. We have seen a … [Read more...] about Thinking about starting a bug bounty? Do this first.
Introduction to Penetration Testing for Application Teams
In this presentation, James Jardine focuses on educating application teams on what a penetration test is and how to extract the most value from it. Application teams learn how to participate in the engagement and better understand the report. You can watch the recorded session at any time at: https://youtu.be/I1PukF8Glh0 https://youtu.be/I1PukF8Glh0 … [Read more...] about Introduction to Penetration Testing for Application Teams
What is a Penetration Test
You spend all day looking at requirements, creating functionality and doing some testing of the code you just created. You have been working for months on this application making sure it worked as expected. The testers have been diligently working to ensure that the requirements have been fulfilled and the application will work as expected and allow the end users the capability to solve a specific set of tasks. Then it happens... You find out that a penetration test is coming. … [Read more...] about What is a Penetration Test