Stamford Plaza Auckland, 22-26 Albert Street, Auckland
The Raffles Room
Thursday, 6 April 2017
5:40pm Product Based Testing by Pushparajan Balasubramanian
6:15pm Networking & Refreshments
6:45pm Security Testing by Mark Shaw
The event is free of charge and open to all software testing professionals and anybody with an interest in the profession, but registrations are essential. To reserve your place, please register online here
Attend and be in the draw to win a free ticket to attend ANZTB Test 2017 Conference on 5 May in Wellington (ticket only). Read more about our conference on the conference website.
Product Based Testing
by Pushparajan Balasubramanian
In this session, Pushparajan will cover what is product based testing (PBT), how it differs from application testing, how product based testing best practices can be used to eliminate the barriers in achieving the quality and time to market of new product development. PBT is designed specifically to test the end-to-end processes and product data relevant to product development, launch and in-life management activities. Product based testing framework can be automated as a packaged solution that tests the entire product management process.
Pushparajan Balasubramanian is working as a Product Modeller at Spark New Zealand. He has 17 years of experience in the field of Software Quality Assurance, Manual, Automation, Performance and Security Testing. He has good knowledge in Telecommunication Product Modelling and Product Management, Fulfilment, Assurance, Billing of Mobile and Broadband technologies. His current research involves in the study of the telecommunication solutions, Business Process Automation and testing tools. Grateful for an amazing group of friends, Pushparajan provides guidance for people who wants to move their career into software testing. Pushparajan holds Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication from Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai.
by Mark Shaw
Mark’s presentation topic will cover:
· Cyber-security, how bad is it really out there;
· SecDevOps, it’s the latest buzz word within security circles, so what does it really mean; and
· The role the testing discipline can play is securing corporate environments.
Mark Shaw has over 20 years’ experience in the computer security arena covering numerous industries including Defense, Telecommunications, ISP’s and more recently Banking. Mark's last 8 years have been spent in ASB’s Information security team in demanding and interesting roles.
Currently he managers the CSIRT (Cyber Security Incident Response Team) and a Digital Assurance team tasked with performing security reviews (AKA Pen Testing) across the bank's applications and platforms.
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