Security guards are essential if you want to protect your business from cyber attacks and avoid being part of the next reputation-crushing headline about a major cybersecurity breach.
In today's world of complex, always-on applications, if you're not building security guards into your application, a cyber attack is no longer a question of if, but when.
And don’t make the mistake of thinking that this warning doesn’t apply to you if you work in QA. Building security guards into the application is not just the job of developers or security engineers. QA engineers also have an important role to play through security testing.
Below, I will explain why it's important to build security guards into your development and testing process—and to cultivate a security-centric culture across the organization.
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Greg Sypolt (@gregsypolt) is a Test Automation Architect at Gannett | USA Today Network, Fixate IO Contributor, and co-founder of Quality Element. He is responsible for test automation solutions, test coverage (from unit to end-to-end), and continuous integration across all Gannett | USA Today Network products. In the last three years, he has helped change the testing approach from manual to automated testing across several products at Gannett | USA Today Network. To determine areas for improvement and testing gaps, he conducted a face-to-face interview survey process to understand all the product development and deployment processes, testing strategies, tooling, and interactive in-house training programs.
By Greg Sypolt
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