Security Tips for Software Developers

Build security in is much more than a catchy slogan. It’s a philosophy, a mindset that emphasizes a need to think about ways your software can be attacked during all phases of the software development life cycle.

Poor coding practice exposes vulnerabilities in software. When building and designing software systems, avoid using hard coded passwords at all costs. Some studies have suggested that over 90% of security breaches can be traced back to poorly designed and poorly developed software. One way to reduce the amount of security breaches is to build security in from the onset.