Sadaf Kazi — Security Testing Engineer, Aztecsoft
Nilesh Dasharathi — Test Analyst, Aztecsoft
The success of a web application penetration testing project is directly proportional to the quality of its execution cycle. Executing a penetration testing project is very different from executing a functional testing project given the fundamentally different goals and challenges of penetration testing and vulnerability analysis. It is therefore surprising that very little published work deals with the unique challenges of the practical aspects of penetration testing projects.
Speaker Profile: Arun Kumar Singh, General Manager - BFSI Testing Services, Wipro Technologies
Arun Kumar Singh, General Manager — BFSI Testing Services, has about 19 years of experience in IT design, development and QA. He has worked with C—DOT, DCM—DP, AT&T in USA. Arun joined Wipro in its telecom solution division in 1999. During his career in Wipro he has served in a variety of management positions encompassing technical, marketing, strategic planning, business development and delivery roles in telecom and BFSI domains. Arun has done his B.E. (honors) in Electronics and Communication Engineering and masters in Marketing Management. Arun currently heads the group providing QA solutions to the banking, finance, securities and insurance customers across the world.
Paper Presentation at Testing BFSI Applications Conference September 2008
Ravi Variar, Senior Executive, Accenture
As Financial Services get more integrated within the organization as well as with each other, the loose coupling of applications is giving way to integration through service provisioning with Service Oriented Architecture. This discussion will focus on the impact of the new architectures on the testing practices and explore the challenges created as the applications move in the SOA direction. It will next take the journey into the responses to these challenges to improve the effectiveness of the testing process with examples from financial services.