A Blog from QualiTest

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Data Breaches in the U.S.

To understand breaches, it helps to identify and follow them, including how they are reported, misreported, and underreported. Here is an analysis of American data breaches for the first quarter of 2018, with many charts. Read More

Data Breach Patterns across Industries and Time

QualiTest explores the data breach trends of today and the pastRead More

Functions and Subroutines and SOA API’s, Oh My!

Any tester using white box testing or automation scripting should be familiar with many details of development and SDLC, including how things can all go horribly wrong. But even a tester without development knowledge understands the logic tree logic implicit in IF THEN ELSE or SWITCH CASE statements. Likewise, verification and validation do not require internal code knowledge, because there are other ways to see what is happening and spot potential problems.Read More

Testing Blockchain

Blockchain enables contracts and transaction records that are permanent, tamper-resistant, secure, and efficient via a decentralized platform via smart contract, removing the need for a middleman broker (prone to occasional mistakes, and inconsistent processing times) to physically oversee every transparent action in real-time while still preventing fraud. But what are the challenges of testing this new append-only technology, will blockchain improve itself if any problems are found, and are there other forms of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) better prepared for the job?Read More

Early Methodologies: Pre-Agile and Pre-QualiTest

Agile, DevOps, Lean, Scrum: these are all applicable to software development frameworks we talk about these days.  With a derisive sneer, we tend to refer...Read More