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basic testing

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

black box testing
Black Box Testing

Definition(s):

  A test methodology that assumes no knowledge of the internal structure and implementation detail of the assessment object. Also known as black box testing.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 from NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 1
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Basic Testing

  A method of software testing that examines the functionality of an application without peering into its internal structures or workings. This method of test can be applied to virtually every level of software testing: unit, integration, system and acceptance.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-192 under Black Box Testing

  See basic testing.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 under black box testing from NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 1
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Black Box Testing