Arthur Hicken

Arthur Hicken
Arthur Hicken, Evangelist has been involved in automating various practices at Parasoft for over 25 years. He has worked on various projects involving the software development lifecycle, software security, complex web applications, and integration with legacy systems. Arthur has helped IT departments in Cisco, Vanguard, Motorola, and other major companies improve their software development practices. As an expert in his field, Arthur’s insights regarding website quality issues have appeared in Business 2.0, Internet Week, and CNET news.com.
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When engineering any kind of system, checking for and fixing errors early and often significantly reduces the amount of downstream work added to the project.

In software development, instead of...

GDPR is big and scary and getting closer by the day. Part of me wants to believe that we’ll all be ready by the May 25th deadline, but more of me believes that the real push to comply will happen...

I recently wrote about how easy it is to fall into the trap of chasing code coverage percentages, which led to a good amount of discussion, so I thought I would take a deeper dive into code...

Measurement of code coverage is one of those things that always catches my attention. On the one hand, I often find that organizations don’t necessarily know how much code they are covering during...

Winter is coming. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will begin to be enforced on May 25, 2018. In fact, if you go to the GDPR web page, you’ll see a countdown to enforcement clock...

OWASP Top 10 – 2017 Update

Today OWASP released the latest version of the OWASP Top 10 – 2017. This application security list has become one of the most important security standards available, and...

Recently, I was reading a post on LinkedIn in which someone had asked the difference between several static analysis security vendors. One person, unsurprisingly a vendor, replied that their...

Of the many reasons software developers complain about unit testing, dealing with noisy test suites is one of the biggest. And the longer a piece of software has been around, the noisier it gets....

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All too often, I see organizations releasing software in a manner that is about as safe as playing a game of Russian Roulette – gambling with their customer’s safety, private data,...

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