Security Testing Tools You Need to Know About

by Nataliia Vasylyna | April 26, 2017 2:21 pm

The statistics of cyber attacks of the recent years shows that hackers broke 1061 blogs and websites in 2015 and 1017 ones in 2016.

But when your website is hacked, then you won’t probably focus on the reason and the way it has happened, but will fully concentrate on fixing all consequences. But still, in order to be on the safe side, you’d better be aware of things that motivate hackers. If to analyze the motivations, the situation is following:

Often the hackers use the following techniques:

The hackers attack organization in different spheres: entertainment and banking systems, social and financial services, IoT, etc., and this causes much problems. For example, last year, the group of hackers attacked the servers of the game development company Blizzard and cracked three games. In July, emails, logos and IPs of 2 mln users of Ubuntu forums were stolen. The player of Dota 2 were also hacked.

How can you protect your system and users? How to secure your website? A thorough testing of the system security can help you to define the potential vulnerabilities. Security testing[1] and its different types are the inevitable part of every development process. There are a number of tools to test the applications / systems / solutions for penetration, access control[2], vulnerability and others.

A lot of tools for security checking are available on the market. Here are some of them:

Utilizing at least a couple of them will save you troubles. Be secured!

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Endnotes:
  1. Security testing: http://qatestlab.com/services/Is-Your-Software-Secure/security-testing/
  2. access control: http://qatestlab.com/services/is-your-software-secure/access-control-testing/
  3. penetration testing: http://qatestlab.com/services/is-your-software-secure/penetration-testing/
  4. Hacking: Pluses and Minuses: http://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/04/20/hacking-pluses-minuses/
  5. How to Select a Penetration Testing Service Provider?: http://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/03/07/penetration-testing-provider/
  6. Security Testing Tools: http://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/02/23/security-testing-tools/
  7. 7 Types of Security Testing: http://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/02/07/security-testing-types/
  8. What Are the Threats of Software Products?: http://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/03/22/software-products-threats/

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