Over in the TechWell Hub, I was recently asked by a fellow community member, "Is there value in having traditional testers do security testing in addition to the testing taking place from our security group?" I thought it was a great question, and it deserves a more detailed response.
For many organizations, traditional software and testing groups are separated from the IT security group. The first is just concerned with functionality, while the latter cares only about security. In many cases this results in adversarial relationships, which almost always leads to some challenges for software development teams: