Software testers are sometimes unable to cope with the verification of security requirements because of their very technical nature. In this post, I will give you some guidance and orientation which you can use right away for your application security testing activities.
Software development does not always follow a well-structured process. Some companies tend to give developers more flexibility than others, which often results in critical vulnerabilities and high rework activities. Therefore, independent whether your projects follow agile or waterfall development principles, you shall apply some basic secure software development principles to avoid security loopholes.