Using SecureCI Testing Framework for Mobile Devices

One of the new features of the 2013 Q4 Secure CI Release was the inclusion of a testing framework, optimized for web based browser testing. I’m continuing to make a few updates to the testing framework, but more than anything I’ve been discovering more and more uses for it. I’ve been working in the mobile […]

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Mobile Testing w/ Blazemeter

I’ve been working in the mobile space plenty recently, and exploring a whole host of tools. One of the great tools I recently stumbled across was Blazemeter. Among other things, Blazemeter lets you playback a recorded script of web traffic, and simulate user load, similar to JMeter. Blazemeter, however, can mimic all sorts of different […]

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The Goal of Mobile Application Testing

I’m often asked what makes mobile testing so different that testing anything else? The simple answer is your goal.  When we test a web application, per say, the goal of our testing is to often ensure that the application fulfills the requirements as directed by the product owner, that it meets any standards set by […]

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Secure Mobile Application Development

Summary: In this article, featured in the May/June edition of IT Professional Magazine, Jeff Payne discusses the challenges unique to secure mobile application development, threat model differences from traditional web applications, and provides insights and best practices associated with secure mobile application development. Complete Article: ITPro Magazine May/June 2013 – Secure Mobile Application Development

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Where Are All the Great Software Testers?

It can be difficult to find great software testers for senior roles; often, the people you want to hire are the ones who are already gainfully employed. Michael Sowers gives his suggestions for identifying qualified and experienced software engineers who can deliver on senior testing role accountabilities.

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FIDO2…It’s Getting Real

In this article, you’ll get an overview of the motivations behind the FIDO2 (Fast Identity Online) effort and how it works, a walk through of some popular use cases, who the players are behind the specification, and finally, where FIDO2 is headed. State of Affairs Passwords are real problem. They’re hard to remember and they […]

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How Testers Can Collaborate with the ScrumMaster

Most of the organizations I work with are embracing agile or some variant of lean development and delivery. While agile has been around for a while, there are still several organizations that are just beginning their agile transformation journey or are continuing to refine their agile practices. In the Scrum implementation of agile, we have […]

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Running Android Tests in Docker

As part of the project I’m currently engaged on, my team is writing automated tests for an application which has a web interface, and also 2 mobile apps, one for Android, and one for iOS. As part of the project, we’ve built a test automation pipeline which runs our tests against our application to ensure […]

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