Website security strategies that work

Monday, 10 March 2008, 12:19 AM EST

Inside an enterprise lives an IT security professional responsible for website security. He takes his job seriously because if his employer’s websites get hacked, he gets the late night call from the boss. A big part of the job requires educating developers on the importance of secure coding and informing the business owners of Web security risks. He does this because no amount of patching or firewalling will fend off an attacker with a browser. While doing everything within his power, there’s still a total lack of control in protecting the websites he’s responsible for. He can’t fix the vulnerabilities in website(s) when they’re found without developer involvement.

At Jeremiah Grossman's blog.

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