Thanks to everyone that attended my webinar with AppliTools called “Testing is Not a 9 to 5 Job”. In the next week, AppliTools will be sharing with me the questions that were not reviewed during the webinar. I will plan to answer each of those questions here with another blog update.
Until then, I had promised to provide two things before Monday, March 19th, and I wanted to share them with you below:
Question #1: In the webinar, we discussed crowdsourcing and crowd testing. Which sites would you suggest to learn more about, and participate in, crowdsourced testing?
Answer #1: I personally have used www.uTest.com for the crowd testing that I have participated in. Two other popular sites that I have been the most familiar with have been www.99tests.com and www.passbrains.com. I was researching this weekend and found the following link, which is a very good writeup for their opinion on the top crowd testing sites. You can find the link here: The Top 11+ Most Popular Crowdsourced Testing Companies in 2018. The 11 that were discussed in the article are mentioned below (unsure why uTest is not on this list!):
- Crowdsourced testing
- Global App Testing
- Test IO
- MyCrowd QA
Question #2: Also, in the webinar, I suggested that even if your company does not have your test team conducting Security Testing, everyone should become familiar with how it works, and some of the tools that are used to conduct security testing. A question from the webinar was — What sites, articles, and tools would you suggest to read and learn more about Security Testing?
Answer #2: There are many leaders in the security testing realm. I will add more to this blog as I get more folks involved. For now, I would like to share with you a blog site from Ken De Souza, who recently did a webinar for Software Test Professionals on security testing and created a quick start list for those wanting to know the basics of security testing. You can find the following about Ken and his site below:
- Blog link: Ken De Souza Blog Link
- The STP Webinar: What You Need to Know About Web App Security Testing in 2018
- Follow Ken De Souza on Twitter: @kgDeSouz
I will add others that can help with security testing articles and tools. Please stay tuned for more!
Thanks again to everyone that attended my webinar! And if you weren’t able to make it, I will be updating everyone when the recording comes out!