Will Speed to Market and Quality Determine the Software Testing Agenda for 2017?

Software Testing - Speed and quality

Speed is becoming a defining factor for every new venture in the marketplace. Whether it is a financial app, a gaming app, a VR device, or anything that is consumer-centric or enterprise facing; speed is the key to success. The next line of emphasis is on the quality and performance. Aspects such as compatibility with the Operating Systems, the devices, the enterprise ecosystem, and much more has to be taken into view.
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How Testing can save Financial Applications from the next HACK

How Testing can save Financial Applications from the next HACK

On October 20, 2016, The Economic Times (Indian business daily) reported that ‘3.2 million debit cards may have been compromised in India’ as a result of a security breach. The breach allegedly originated in Hitachi Payment Services that enabled fraudsters to steal information and consequently funds. Startling incidents like these further establish the need for testing in the Financial/Banking sector.
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Resilience is critical. How can Security Testing build it?

How can Security Testing build it?

What is ‘Pegasus’?

August 25, 2016 Apple rushed across to all iPhone users with a security update to prevent their handsets from getting infected by the ‘Pegasus’ spyware. ‘Pegasus’ has been considered by experts by far the ‘most sophisticated’ software created to infect and spy into smartphones. The software has been created by an Israeli company, the NSO Group to target Ahmed Mansoor, a prominent dissident in the United Arab Emirates.
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10 Critical Activities to Test Security of Mobile Applications

10 Critical Activities to Test Security of Mobile Applications

3G and 4G network enabled smart phones are today being used more and more for accessing the Internet, for performing financial, business, and social transactions, and for media consumption. However, the safety of the data being consumed by the end user using the apps distributed via mobile application stores, poses a big security issue.
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Banking Application Security and Impact of PCI DSS Compliance

Banking application security testing

Over 1 Million people across the world become victims of cyber crime daily with crimes occurring at the rate of 12 per second. Alarmed? You have every reason to be.

Since the majority of data breaches relate to debit and credit cards, the PCI DSS standards were set in 2006 to strengthen information security and keep customer data secure.
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