Implementing an Application Security Policy: Nine Key Questions

Share  
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11
Next Next

Create recognition programs for secure innovation and build cooperation between development groups (i.e., a scoreboard of flaws / defects fixed and award the teams that fix the most, or even just a movie / beer / pizza night with peers). It’s a great way to incentivize security and make it a priority across the board.

There has been a lot of news lately about high-profile attacks on Web applications. Hackers employ tactics like cross-site scripting (XSS) and SQL injections, which have been around for more than 20 years. Yet, both are prevalent attack vectors now more than ever before - which makes it that much more important for organizations to have a formalized application security policy for their developer teams.

John Jacott, security evangelist for Coverity, which offers a development testing platform, sheds some insight on nine important questions that should be central to implementing an application security policy in any organization.

 

Related Topics : Vulnerabilities and Patches, Resellers, Broadcom, Broadband Services, Supercomputing

 
More Slideshows

IT_Man51-290x195 Five Tech Priorities SMBs Don't (But Should) Think About

With the right tools, any company, regardless of its size, can have a healthy network that improves the bottom line. ...  More >>

cloud34-290x195 Seven Ways SaaS Providers Should Improve Their Service

There's a hidden reality in the SaaS community: it's not the software, but the service that differentiates cloud providers in building quality customer relationships. ...  More >>

email7-190x128.jpg Email Habits that Contribute the Most to Email Time Suck

Assuming that your average annual cost per employee is $50,000, the time spent with email is costing your company $60 million every year! ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.


 
Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date