Benchmark Testing of Meltdown and Spectre Patches

Meltdown and Spectre are vulnerabilities in modern processors that can be exploited to steal data.  These flaws may result in data being stolen by attackers through Speculative Execution Side-Channel attacks. There are actually three separate vulnerabilities that comprise Meltdown and Spectre and two steps to fully remediate them.

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What is unknown and lurking? Join us for a Security Testing Information Session July 5

Security testing is a hot topic and we have information to share!  Olenick and the NI Testers Meetup invite you to join them for an informational and hands-on session July 5th at Ormeau Baths, Belfast.  Further details on the session are below, we look forward to seeing you there, and please feel free to reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions in advance.

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Web Accessibility Testing Tools Part III: HTML Code Inspectors

Welcome back to the final blog of this Web Accessibility blog series.  Today’s featured accessibility testing tool might be familiar to you, depending on your exposure to HTML code. Here are a couple hints: every day, this tool is leveraged by both Web developers and Web testers, as well as an abundance of people who have access to the internet and a Web browser…this tool also helps solve far more sophisticated issues than its animated counterpart, “Inspector” Gadget…Do you think you know the tool?

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2017 European ILTA Roadshow

Edinburgh, Manchester, and London – Olenick has an international set of presenters who will be in town for an ILTA Roadshow which will focus specifically on the legal stack of applications.  

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Codeless Test Automation

Clients often ask Olenick for help making their test automation smarter.  As such we make a point to stay abreast of new automation offerings.  Last month, Olenick attended a Lunch & Learn hosted by one of our partners, Original Software.  The lunch and learn explained how their tools make automation more effective.  Original Software offers a unique set of products that include tools for test quality management, functional test execution, UAT and functional test automation. TestDrive is their automated software testing solution which enables a truly codeless automated test suite as well as utilizes existing testing resources as opposed to hiring automation engineers or software developers.

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Using Microsoft’s Performance Toolkit for Benchmarking – Part 3

This blog is the third and final blog of the series on Microsoft’s Performance Toolkit for Benchmarking.  By this point in the process the Windows Assessment and Deployment Toolkit has been installed and the number of tests have been specified.  The next step is to analyze the data from the benchmark tests.

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Using Microsoft’s Performance Toolkit for Benchmarking – Part 2

Part I of this blog series discussed the benefits of using the Windows Assessment & Deployment Toolkit for benchmark testing. This blog will provide further detail around how to install the required component of the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit.

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Using Microsoft’s Performance Toolkit for Benchmarking - Part I

Whether you are procuring new hardware, upgrading to Windows 10, or simply need to define what “super slow start-up” time means, Microsoft’s Windows Assessment & Deployment kit, could be your solution.

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