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The Many Senses of Software Security

When the term “software security” is used, it may bring to mind security software, such as antivirus scanners, software-based firewalls, and vulnerability scanners, or it may bring to mind the security components of software tools that are used to authenticate users, generate audit trails, and encrypt confidential data.  What it should also bring to mind, however, is something more comprehensive–using best practices in software design, implementation, and testing to avoid common mistakes that create vulnerabilities in software of any kind. ... Read More »