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Month: September 2019


Vendor: Protect Your Code and Your Customers

Security through obscurity is no security at all.  Obscurity does indeed add an extra level of protection and should not be ignored altogether. When creating an application, a vendor should follow all best practices to protect their application/code from “reverse-engineering, tampering, invasive monitoring, and intrusion” (Source:  OWASP calls this “Application Hardening and Shielding”.  Read […]


Gray Box vs. Black Box vs. White Box Testing

The balance of white/black box security testing is a decision you will ultimately make based on your budget, risk concerns, internal policies, and possibly compliance requirements. This article is intended to help a client think through the benefits of white box testing and the downsides to full black box testing, as well as provide several […]