Secure coding? Absolutely

Friday, 12 March 2004, 3:36 AM EST

Many people are convinced that because we can't have perfect code, we shouldn't even try for good code. It's nonsense to give up on writing better code, especially when we appear to have plenty of time to invent new technologies that don't solve our problems.

Briney wrote, "Risk reduction is all about reducing vulnerabilities, mitigating threats and lowering event costs." However, most customers have almost no information on the security-worthiness of the products they buy, and some risks can't be mitigated at all. The single best thing the industry can do to reduce users' risk is to write better software.

By Mary Ann Davidson at Information Security Magazine.

[ Read more ]

Related items




Spotlight

Leveraging network intelligence and deep packet inspection

Posted on 26 November 2014.  |  Tomer Saban, CEO of WireX Systems, talks about how deep packet inspection helps with identifying emerging threats, the role of network intelligence, and more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Thu, Nov 27th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //