Friday, February 3, 2012
Black Box Testing for Your Custom Web Development
Along with the superb quality and functionality of an application the major point of concern is the testing and vulnerability of the application. Each and every custom web development has some sort of vulnerability into it which is rectified by properly conducting tests on it. There are different types of testing methodologies followed among the developers which are aimed at different purpose. One such testing process is Black Box testing. This process is used to test the vulnerability of the website.
When a website is made there are a number of loopholes in the website which makes it easier for the hackers to attack. A hack attack can result into many losses such as data theft, shutting down of the website, database shutdown, etc. Therefore it becomes very important to secure the website from these hacks. Even the software development services are sometimes lacking in security due to which a website might become vulnerable.
A custom web development is tested using the Black Box testing process. In this process the application is tested for that if it allows access to the database or not. The automated scanners check the entire website structure and launch series of hack attacks to check if the software development services on the website allow the access to any of the attacks. The series of attacks launched by the software emulate a hacker which tests the website on different grounds and combinations of attacks. It tries to interfere with the normal processing of the website so as to gain illegal access to the data and content of the website.
All your custom web development should be developed with utmost care and secure coding that there is no loophole left for the hacker to attack. This is the same process which is fulfilled in the Black Box testing. It checks for all the issues and then lets the software development services provider to alter the code accordingly.