Application Security Testing: A New Approach

Declan O'Riordan

Testing IT

Awarded EuroSTAR Best Paper 2016 Application Security testing is a broad and deep topic that few Testers or Developers ever master. Static and dynamic analysis vulnerability detection tools are proven to be appallingly inaccurate. Specialised hands-on security testing tools require intensive effort by skilled experts who remain in short supply. Thoroughly security testing a web application presents extreme challenges to the delivery date and to the scope of test coverage. The shift to Agile and DevOps can exacerbate the conflict between security and timely delivery if conventional tools and techniques are retained from sequential project development methodologies. A new approach…....

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About Me!

Declan O’Riordan won the EuroSTAR Conference Best Paper award at EuroSTAR 2014 & 2016 (Joint winner with Zeger Van Hese), He has also been keynote speaker at various testing conferences, was part of the organising committee for EuroSTAR 2015, and is a co-chair for the UKSTAR Conference 2017.


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