Security can be a minefield for software development and for testers. Without testing the security of our applications, we can't understand the risks to those applications or even begin to protect them from potential attack.
Security should always be part of the conversation when planning software projects and testing strategies.
Security 101 will cover some of the key thinking, modelling, threats, and vulnerabilities that will come into play -- so that you can begin to make sense of that conversation.
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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