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STAREAST Virtual+ 2020 - Security

Customize your STAREAST 2020 experience with sessions covering security for software developers and testers.

Tuesday, May 5

Byron_Katz
Coveros
TB

Introduction to Selenium

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Knowledge of Selenium, the industry-standard tool for testing web applications, is a much sought after skill in today’s world of test automation. If you want to learn Selenium, then this full-day tutorial provides a great start. Byron Katz shows you how to build test automation using Selenium. But he doesn’t stop there. He uses his years of experience to show you how to build automation that is clean, robust, and easy to maintain. You will be introduced to practices and principles that apply to the whole team. You will write Selenium scripts in two languages, Python and Java, and will...

Thursday, May 7

Glenn_Buckholz
Coveros
T11

Shifting Security Left in Your Continuous Testing Pipeline

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 11:15am to 12:15pm

Security is often the black sheep of testing. At many organizations, while functional testing is continuous throughout the lifecycle of the application, the security “scan” only takes place before the release. Why is functional testing allotted so much more in terms of resources and attention than security testing? Glenn Buckholz can’t answer that question, but he will discuss how you can get security to be considered a first-class testing citizen in your organization. He will cover technologies that integrate cleanly into the modern CI/CD pipeline, the pros and cons of SaaS security...

Thursday, May 14

Jaimee Newberry
Picture This Clothing
WWT1

Tool Builders for Life

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm

There is a secret power behind the tools we use every day to get our jobs done in the technical realm. Throughout our lives and careers, we can apply these tools to a host of problems that need solving, not only in our work but in our every day lives. In this talk, Jaimee will share how the practice of being a tool builder by trade equipped her with the skills needed to build a ladder to climb out of a very dark place and into a completely new career working with people she loves working with, doing the most fulfilling work of her life.

Aprajita Mathur
Guardant Health
WWT1

Breaking the Glass Ceiling and our Biases

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Gender bias exists not only in our workplace, but also in our personal lives. Companies and communities have been working hard to be more inclusive and diverse, yet this is a very difficult problem to solve. Why? Is it just a matter of time or can there be other factors involved? Let's take a dive into what is preventing women from progressing or reaching the top and how we can help bring the balance. To go beyond mere stereotypes, we will get familiarized with the basics of how our brain operates, how biases form, and other factors that contribute to a gender-biased system. We will work...