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Key software security and quality processes are not being followed.

Despite many respondents carrying out reviews of their development and delivery processes, 59 percent of respondents are not following key security and quality processes ‘rigorously’. Twenty-six percent have little or no secure software development processes. Only 48 percent claim to follow audit procedures rigorously. Change control processes are followed by more than 93 percent of respondents, however.

Failure to take software security seriously is putting organizations, brands and people at risk, says software delivery analyst firm Creative Intellect Consulting in its inaugural report on the “State of Secure Application Lifecycle Management.”

The report highlights the disconnect between secure software policy and implementation, begging the question as to whether organizations are really ready and able to deliver secure software targeting technologies such as cloud computing and mobile delivery platforms.

In association with information security professional body (ISC)2® and the International Association of Software Architects (IASA), Creative Intellect conducted a survey of software development, IT and information security professionals around the world to develop its report. This slideshow highlights key findings from the report.

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