Security through testing
Protection of data against threats from outside organisations is fairly mature and most organisations are now taking steps to improve internal security in terms of access rights and password management, but threats from in-house software are still often overlooked.
This warning comes from Catherine de Klerk, software development consultant at Compuware SA, who says applications that are developed in-house could pose as much threat as vulnerabilities in off-the-shelf packages.
By Warwick Ashford at IT Web.
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