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STAREAST 2020 - Security

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

Tuesday, May 5

Max_Saperstone
Coveros
TB

Introduction to Selenium

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

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. Max Saperstone 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. Max introduces other tools that work with Selenium to help manage the data used to drive your tests, evaluate JavaScript-heavy applications, manage your test...

Thursday, May 7

Glenn_Buckholz
Coveros
T11

Shifting Security Left in Your Continuous Testing Pipeline

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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...

Friday, May 8

Jaimee Newberry
Picture This Clothing
WWT1

Tool Builders for Life

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Friday, May 8, 2020 - 8:30am to 9:30am

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

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Friday, May 8, 2020 - 9:30am to 10:30am

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...