Implementing an Application Security Policy: Nine Key Questions

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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

 
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