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The Convergence of Programming and Security

In my previous post, we talked about the basics of application security and how only 60% of corporations have implemented a DAST tool set. The scary part is that most corporations who are implementing basic application level security start with DAST. What this really means is that only 60% of corporations have even started to implement basic application security principles. Obviously, some companies are much further along and have implemented other technologies such SAST, glass box testing, and secure coding guidelines, but these are the minority.
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DAST – Dynamic Application Security Testing

One thing that many organizations are lacking in the modern world is true application security. It would seem that most IT Security departments, including the one that I work in, focus heavily on networking and hardware security, but they let application security lack. This is a pretty big deal. I have read many different statistics arguing the importance for application security, mainly that a majority of attacks current day are occurring at the application level. Every study seems to say a different percentage, but all of them are above 50% and illustrate the point great.

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