Three Main Principles of Security Testing Services

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Security testing service – is the assessment of the software being vulnerable to a variety of attacks.

Computer systems are often the target of illegal penetration. Security testing as a service verifies a factual reaction of protective mechanisms that are built into the system. In the course of security testing, tester plays the role of a cracker. Security testing companies allow their testers to do everything they want:

  • to attempt to find out the password using external tools;
  • to attack the system using special utilities that analyze the security;
  • to suppress & shock the system;
  • to perform a targeted entrance of errors in order to penetrate to the system during its recovery;
  • to view unclassified data in hopes of finding the key to enter the system.

With unlimited time and resources, a good security testing breaks into any system.

Three Main Principles of the Software Security

The overall security strategy is based on three main principles:

  • Privacy.
  • Integrity.
  • Accessibility.

 

Privacy – means hiding a certain resources or information. Under privacy, one can understand the access restriction to a particular resource of a certain user category.

Integrity – there are two main criteria for understanding the given principle:

  • Trust.
  • Damage & recovery.

Accessibility – is a requirement, which represents that resources should be available to an authorized user, internal object or device. Generally, the more critical resource is, the higher level of accessibility should be.

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