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Web Applications Security Testing: Tact’s & Techniques

September 11 2017, 09:27am

Posted by Claire Mackerras

This testing is performed after the web application is developed. The overall process of security testing is usually monitored by a formal report which consists of risks and vulnerabilities. In this article, we will lay on major key aspects that help to overcome from these security shortcomings.

web application security testing

Under the security testing of web applications, the tester follow the below stated steps:

• Understand and identify the security needs of an application
• Collect all the information regarding setup that is used for developing the web app and network, such as technology, hardware, etc.
• Determine the possible risks and vulnerabilities and make a list
• Make a threat profile based on the list
• Prepare a test plan according to the identified possible risks and vulnerabilities
• Prepare a Traceability Matrix for each risk and vulnerability

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Why Website Performance Test Is Required?

September 7 2017, 04:55am

Posted by Claire Mackerras

 

You hear a lot about testing web applications; however, you’re yet uncertain, why you should invest additional money in doing this kind of work. How can it increase the value of your work? How might you encourage your customer or manager that it’s a substantial utilization of time and cash?

There are a lot of reasons because of which website performance test is mandatory and a few of them are explained below:

  • Search Engine Optimization and Google

Since April 2010, Google began to take load time into account while ranking websites. Obviously, Google’s calculations utilize various components to decide the ranking of websites in Google search result pages.

  • User Satisfaction

It is realized that users just proceeds onward to some other web page if a site influences them to wait for a long time. Bouncing rate is a vital factor that each website admin should consider.

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