Teaching anyone that desires to learn how to perform software security testing.

Welcome to TestingSecurity.com

In today's world, security is vitally important in software applications. More and more people are using the Internet and computers to perform everyday tasks. Software is everywhere. There is software in your cellphone, car, airplanes, televisions, washing machines, and not to forgot your home computers. More and more of these appliances are being connected to the Internet. Everyday services including banking, stock trading, taxes are all moving to an online approach. Software applications are being used by people all over the world. The majority of the people using these software applications do not know anything about security. It is the malicious user who is having a field day with all the normal everyday users. Identity theft is rampant. It is typically up to software companies to determine where the security issues and vulnerabilities are. Application security testing is a must for software products to succeed in today's world. And you could be the only one who is currently looking at the software security of the product you are working on.

TestingSecurity.com is dedicated to teaching Security Professionals and Quality Assurance Engineers the importance of testing software application security. Individuals desiring to learn more about security testing can use this site as a knowledge source to determine how to test, what to test for, what testing tools are available, and how to protect against these types of attacks and vulnerabilities.

This site has been designed to be approached from a testing or quality assurance viewpoint with security in mind. Our goal is to provide you with the information and to teach you how to test the security of your software. Security testing requires a different mindset and approach than integration or feature testing. As a security tester you must think like a malicious user, think what would a malicious black hat hacker do, try to be mean and break this software application. You need to put on your black hat and be prepared to hack, break, and be mean to your software product. Because if you need to know how your software will handle attacks and discover the vulnerabilities perform a black hat hacker or malicious user does.

The following pages will teach you many new concepts and items to include within your testing matrix and testcases. Overall I hope you find the site interesting, enjoyable, and a valuable learning experience. If you have any additional questions, information, or would like to contact us, please visit our Contact Us page.