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Code Review For Python-Based Web Apps

Stephen Haywood

Written By: Stephen Haywood

July 18, 2016

Views: 9836

Recently one of our testers asked if there were any static analysis tools for Python code. He was reviewing a web app written in Python and was trying to identify any high-risk issues...

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How Much Scanning Is Enough?

Stephen Haywood

Written By: Stephen Haywood

March 18, 2016

Views: 2163

When we do a penetration testing job, we typically use both Nmap and Nessus to scan the target devices for potential vulnerabilities. These scans provide us with a good understanding of the target devices and many of the common vulnerabilities present on those devices...

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Five Things Every Web App Tester Wished Developers Knew

Stephen Haywood

Written By: Stephen Haywood

October 22, 2015

Views: 2638

As a developer, you’ve honed your craft through seemingly endless months/years of long hours. Constantly learning new languages, techniques, and frameworks. As an application tester, I’ve done the same thing. Constantly learning new languages, new frameworks, and new techniques...

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Network Segmentation

Stephen Haywood

Written By: Stephen Haywood

July 24, 2015

Views: 7123

There's been a lot of talk lately about network segmentation because of the new PCI DSS 3.1 standard. While the standard does not require network segmentation, it does allow a company to use network segmentation to reduce the scope of the PCI audit. ..

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