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Developers: The Cause of and Solution to Security's Biggest Problems
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10/25/2019 | 7:15:10 AM
organizations don't care about security
In my book High-Assurance Design, I provided an Agile and application software-centric view of security. Instead of a top-down dot-every-i-up-front process like the security community was then advocating, I provided a set of design patterns and principles, as well as practices that could be adopted by Agile teams. That was in 2005. The book received rave reviews, but hardly anyone bought it - unlike my previous book on enterprise Java programming, which was a best-seller. Programmers are simply not interested in security. And that is because their managers are not asking for it. I do Agile and DevOps transformation consulting today, and security is never - never - a priority. It rarely even gets mentioned.

There is also a-lot that is broken about fundamental choices that the IT industry has made. I go into that somewhat in this Medium article: https://medium.com/@cliffberg/the-it-industry-is-a-disaster-42743c2921e0

Cliff Berg

 


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