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ALSO CALLED: Clear Box Testing, Glass Box Testing, Structural Testing
DEFINITION: What is white box testing? White box testing traditionally refers to the use of program source code as a test basis, that is, as the basis for designing tests and test cases. (IEEE standards define a test as "a set of one or more test cases.") A looser definition says that "white box testing is based on internal structures of the software", but it is very unclear what kinds of "internal structure"  … 
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Smart Techniques for Application Security: Whitebox + Blackbox Security Testing
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WEBCAST: Join us for a one-hour Web seminar where members of our security research team will discuss whitebox and blackbox application security testing techniques, highlight how their approaches to vulnerability detection compliment one another and share best practices for embedding application security testing across the software development lifecycle.
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WHITE BOX TESTING DEFINITION (continued): …  are covered by this. Some authorities, for example, include user-facing menus and even business processes. The term "gray box testing" is now in widespread use for internal software structures that are not actually source code - for example, class hierarchies or module call trees. In the following discussion, "white box testing" is held to be synonymous with "code-based testing." Those two terms are opposed to "requirements-based" or "specification-based" testing, also known as black box testing. The implication there is that you can't see the inner workings of a black-painted box; and in … 
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