Why wait for hackers?

Wednesday, 8 February 2006, 12:32 AM EST

esting new applications for security weaknesses is a process that is often performed from the outside-in. Security administrators and/or Q/A teams receive applications that are already in their near-final form for testing, and they proceed to bombard them with various forms of hack attempts--either manually or systematically via specialized tools--in order to determine their vulnerabilities.

At eSecurity Planet.

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