Fortify - Application Security
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Are developers responsible for the security of their code?


One debate that remains incandescent in the security world is the question of "How much developers should be held accountable for the security of the applications they build?"

Many argue that security should be handled by security professionals, i.e., that infosec types should stop rubbing developers’ noses in their mistakes and instead focus on making security transparent so developers don’t need to think about it.

This is mostly a horrible idea. Continue reading to find out why I think this idea could use a renovation.

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