Core Software Security: Security at the Source

By Anmol Misra

"... an enticing e-book that would empower readers in either huge and small software program improvement and engineering firms to construct protection into their products. ... Readers are armed with enterprise strategies for the struggle opposed to cyber threats."
―Dr. Dena Haritos Tsamitis. Carnegie Mellon University

"... a needs to learn for protection experts, software program builders and software program engineers. ... may be a part of each defense professional’s library."
―Dr. Larry Ponemon, Ponemon Institute

"... the definitive how-to advisor for software program defense pros. Dr. Ransome, Anmol Misra, and Brook Schoenfield deftly define the approaches and regulations had to combine actual safeguard into the software program improvement procedure. ...A must-have for somebody at the entrance strains of the Cyber War ..."
―Cedric Leighton, Colonel, USAF (Ret.), Cedric Leighton Associates

"Dr. Ransome, Anmol Misra, and Brook Schoenfield offer you a magic formulation during this publication - the technique and procedure to construct defense into the complete software program improvement lifestyles cycle in order that the software program is secured on the resource! "
―Eric S. Yuan, Zoom Video Communications

There is far exposure concerning community defense, however the actual cyber Achilles’ heel is insecure software program. thousands of software program vulnerabilities create a cyber condo of playing cards, during which we behavior our electronic lives. In reaction, safeguard humans construct ever extra complicated cyber fortresses to guard this weak software program. regardless of their efforts, cyber fortifications regularly fail to guard our electronic treasures. Why? the protection has did not have interaction absolutely with the inventive, cutting edge those that write software.

Core software program safeguard expounds developer-centric software program protection, a holistic procedure to interact creativity for safety. so long as software program is built by way of people, it calls for the human point to mend it. Developer-centric security is not just possible but in addition low in cost and operationally suitable. The technique builds safety into software program improvement, which lies on the middle of our cyber infrastructure. no matter what improvement process is hired, software program has to be secured on the source.

Book Highlights:

  • Supplies a practitioner's view of the SDL
  • Considers Agile as a safety enabler
  • Covers the privateness components in an SDL
  • Outlines a holistic business-savvy SDL framework that comes with humans, technique, and technology
  • Highlights the foremost good fortune components, deliverables, and metrics for every part of the SDL
  • Examines price efficiencies, optimized functionality, and organizational constitution of a developer-centric software program defense software and PSIRT
  • Includes a bankruptcy by way of famous safety architect Brook Schoenfield who stocks his insights and reports in making use of the book’s SDL framework

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