I have seen several organizations trying to adopt secure SDLC and failing badly towards the beginning. One of the biggest reason is they try to use “Big Bang Approach”. Yeah, there are several consultants who will push you to go for a big project use the classical waterfall model to adopt secure SDLC. But that’s asking… Read More »Secure SDLC Program: “The Art of Starting Small”
This blog will provide the pros and cons of different types of Application Security Testing Technologies, and checklist to chose among them. Static Application Security Testing (SAST) SAST or Static Application Security Testing is the process of testing the source code, binary or byte code of an application. In SAST you do not need a running system. Pros… Read More »Checklist: How to choose between different types of Application Security Testing Technologies?
Safe Penetration Testing – 3 Myths and the Facts behind them Penetration testing vendors will often make promises and assurances that they can test your Web Applications safely and comprehensively in your production environment. So when performing Penetration Testing of a Web Application that is hosted in a Production Environment you need to consider the following myths and facts… Read More »CISO Viewpoint: Safe Penetration Testing
This blog will provide information about SAST or Static Application Security Testing and DAST or Dynamic Application Security Testing. And also answer the common question of SAST vs DAST. What is SAST? SAST or Static Application Security Testing is the process of testing the source code, binary or byte code of an application. In SAST you do not need a… Read More »SAST vs. DAST: How should you choose ?
A common question is why should we get a third party penetration testing company? Why not choose a team from your current technical group to handle the network security test? For one, security audits like traditional financial audits are better done by outside companies with no bias and partiality to anyone or anything within your organization.… Read More »How to choose your Security / Penetration Testing Vendor?