Andrew F. Tappenden

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—Random testing is a low cost strategy that can be applied to a wide range of testing problems. While the cost and straightforward application of random testing are appealing, these benefits must be evaluated against the reduced effectiveness due to the generality of the approach. Recently, a number of novel techniques, coined Adaptive Random Testing, have(More)
Cookies are used by over 80% of Web applications utilizing dynamic Web application frameworks. Applications deploying cookies must be rigorously verified to ensure that the application is robust and secure. Given the intense time-to-market pressures faced by modern Web applications, testing strategies that are low cost and automatable are required.(More)
This article outlines a four-point strategy for the development of secure Web-based applications within an agile development framework and introduces strategies to mitigate security risks commonly present in Web-based applications. The proposed strategy includes the representation of security requirements as test cases supported by the open source tool FIT,(More)