Tag Archives: software testing

Can We Prevent Knight Capital Types of Debacle?

– … or are we destined for such disasters to be repeated with increasing frequency? It can be construed from reports as to why new software installed before the New York Stock Exchange opened for business on August 1, 2012 by securities firm Knight Capital went berserk, that the firm does in…

Reinventing the Functional Security Testing Wheel

– It’s complicated. Not the movie, but the infosec field. And it really is hard, if not virtually impossible, to track every new development that emerges. I see this when I read articles repeating issues that have been addressed decades ago, sometimes by me. And I also see it when I suddenly…

The Quest for Secure and Resilient Software

– Secure and Resilient Software Development (CRC Press, 2010) by Mark Merkow and Laksh Raghavan is a really good book. It addresses a key security area that is generally given short shrift, even though purportedly more than 70 percent of breaches result from attacks on the application layer. The…