Testing Ask Me Anything - Security Testing

10th January 2023
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Daniel Billing

Senior Software Engineer

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Description
Delve into the intricacies of security testing with Dan Billing, an esteemed figure in the testing community, in this recorded AMA session. Explore insightful narratives and professional guidance on making the transition into security testing, emphasizing the crucial role of curiosity and a proactive approach to understanding and mitigating risks in the dynamic field of tech security.

Key Takeaways include:
  • Curiosity's Role: Initial curiosity is essential in branching into security testing.
  • Functional to Security Transition: Leverage current testing expertise for security testing nuances.
  • Early Security in SDLC: Embed security consciousness at early development stages.
  • Data Security Importance: Discern potential risks during data transitions in systems.
Daniel Billing's profile'

Daniel Billing

Senior Software Engineer

Dan has been a tester for 20 years, working within a diverse range of development organisations, mostly in London and the south-west of England. He is now freelance test consultant, coach and trainer, but has worked within some complex industries and contexts. His skills include mentoring, supporting and training members of the team to develop their security skills also. Dan’s love of testing drives him to become an active member of the testing community. He has organised international events and workshops in the testing community, and is a speaker at various international Agile, technology and testing conferences. He is also a co-host of the Screen Testing podcast, alongside Neil Studd.
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