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Why This Paper? or Mysteries of Testing Security!

by Anton Chuvakin  |  June 12, 2018

Some of you have been wondering why we decided to embark on a project that resulted in our paper called “Threat-Oriented Approaches to Test Security in Production” [Gartner GTP access...

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How Much of Your Security Gear Is Misconfigured or Not Configured?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  February 23, 2018

Now that we are truly done with SOAR, our Testing Security project continues in full force. This post is a bit contemplative, and related to the question of ‘why test...

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Security Testing: At What Level?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  January 29, 2018

Now that we are on a subject of testing security and breach/attack simulation tools, one more interesting question arises: if you test security, what constitutes a “pass”? Or, alternatively, at...

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On Negative Pressure or Why NOT Objectively Test Security?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  January 22, 2018

A question came up as we are ramping up our testing security and breach and attack simulation tools research projects. Just how motivated are organizations to test whether they have...

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The Bane of All Security Tests: Acting on Results

by Anton Chuvakin  |  January 11, 2018

Want to hear a penetration testing joke? No, not this one: …but this one: Q: Do you need a pentest done? A: Not sure … will it make us secure?...

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New Research: How to Actually Test Security?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  December 26, 2017

As I alluded here, we [Augusto and me] will be starting an epic new research project on testing security [BTW, should we codename it “Testing Security”, Augusto? :-)] First, a...

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Current Research and Symposium Orlando

by Tom Murphy  |  September 24, 2017

I will be at Gartner Symposium in Orlando the first week of October.  If you are attending and want to chat about Software Testing, DevOps and the DevOps toolchain, Code Pipelines,...

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Digging through the data -- Testing Tools and Practices

by Tom Murphy  |  July 15, 2015

We are currently digging through good quantities in data as we build out our testing market documents.  Earlier we had a mind numbing set of vendor briefings and we still...

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The Summer of Testing Research

by Tom Murphy  |  April 7, 2015

We have kicked off our next round of research for the software testing tools market.  We are close to publication on a new Market Guide for API Testing and Service...

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Browser Compatability Testing

by Tom Murphy  |  January 6, 2015

We still receive a fair number of questions about browser compatibility testing. There are a good number of ways to complete this depending on when you are testing and what...

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