Month: April 2015

Which Software Tests Should Be Automated

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Software developers are often confronted with one nagging question when testing a software program: which tests should be automated, and which should be done manually? In certain situations, there are clear advantages to working with automated software solutions.


However, there are also certain cases when the method could end up costing you more. That’s why it’s important to weigh the costs and benefits of manual vs. automation with each project. In general, you should consider automated testing when the test… Read the rest of this entry »


Assess Before Testing

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Penetration testing may be a good way to detect and identify vulnerabilities in the system, but it focuses on only a few vulnerabilities at a time. If a company seeks overall protection, it needs a list of all possible vulnerabilities. Some of these won’t be tested for confirmation right away, but at least the higher-ups are informed of the possibilities, informing later decisions. Read the rest of this entry »