Best Practice Report

Show, Don’t Tell, Your Developers How To Write Secure Code

Use Application Security Testing To Educate Your Developers

September 6th, 2022
With contributors:
Amy DeMartine , Sandy Carielli , Isabelle Raposo , Peggy Dostie

Summary

Applications are the most frequent external attack vector for companies; as a result, security pros made application security a top initiative in 2021. However, application security can improve only if developers either code securely or remediate existing security flaws — unfortunately, many don’t receive training with proper security know-how. In this report, we explain how you can get better at in-the-moment application security education before all employees become developers.

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