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Managers are jeopardizing secure software delivery, but they are not alone.

When asked what was preventing respondents from improving security across the software delivery lifecycle, lack of management support and investment were cited by nearly two-thirds of respondents as the key reason. Sixty-nine percent claimed not having the right culture, attitude and mindset were to blame, and 69 percent said not having appropriate processes was the culprit.

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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