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SmartBear Hosts Live Demonstrations, Talks on API Security Testing at STARWEST 2014

SmartBear’s CTO Ole Lensmar Presents on API Security Testing at STARWEST – October 12-17, 2014 – Anaheim, California; Live Demonstrations in SmartBear Booth #54/55
Beverly, MA — October 09, 2014 — Ole Lensmar, Chief Technology Officer at SmartBear Software, the choice of more than two million software professionals for building and delivering the world’s best applications, is presenting on API security testing at STARWEST, October 12-17, 2014 in Anaheim, California. The company is also hosting various live demonstrations of its software testing tools in booth #54/55. STARWEST is the premier event for software testers and quality assurance professionals, covering all testing needs.
 
WHAT:           SmartBear at STARWEST 2014: WHERE:        Disneyland Hotel, 1150 West Magic Way, Anaheim, California
 
Web services APIs are a primary target for security attacks and the consequences can be catastrophic for both API providers and end users. Stolen passwords, leaked credit card numbers and revealed private messages and photos are just some of the headaches for those who have been compromised. Ole Lensmar shows how attackers break systems via Web service APIs with fuzzing, session spoofing, injection attacks, cross-site scripting and other methods. Ole teaches how these attacks work on an API and how to test an API to make sure it isn't vulnerable—without compromising the API.
 
Ole is the co-founder of eviware software, which joined forces with SmartBear in 2011, and the creator of SoapUI, the most used API testing tool in the world. He speaks frequently on the importance of API testing and other related topics. Follow Ole on Twitter @olensmar.
 
Live demonstrations of SmartBear’s testing tools at STARWEST include Ready! API, the first end-to-end platform for assisting development, testing and operations teams with the expanding API economy; TestComplete, one of the world’s most recognized automated testing tools and winner of four Dr. Dobb’s Jolt Awards since 2010; and Collaborator, the most full-featured, easy-to-use code and peer review tool available as well as a sneak preview of LoadComplete. On Twitter, follow @ready_api, @TestComplete and @CollaboratorSB.
 
For more information on STARWEST, visit: http://starwest.techwell.com/.
 
 

About SmartBear Software

Supporting more than four million software professionals and over 25,000 organizations in 194 countries, SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible while helping teams ship code at nearly impossible velocities. With products for API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications, SmartBear equips every development, testing and operations team member with the tools to ensure quality at every stage of the software cycle. For more information, visit: http://smartbear.com, or for the SmartBear community, go to: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+.

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