Website security needs a strategy

Thursday, 26 March 2009, 2:12 PM EST

The Web security industry supposedly advocates a strategy based upon risk reduction, but predominately practices defect reduction as the measuring stick. This is NOT the same and provides no assurance that a website is more secure against an attack of certain capability. Then in the next breath, as Pete Lindstrom points out, we ironically consider those with the most identified/patched vulnerabilities as the least secure.

At Jeremiah Grossman's blog.

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