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Frequent Software Releases, Updates May Injure App Security

November 14, 2017

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The more frequently you release apps, the more security vulnerabilities you are likely to introduce in the code, a new study confirms.

The frequency with which you release and update software has more of an impact on application security than factors like code size and whether you are developing your apps in-house or offshore, according to new research.

CAST Research Labs recently analyzed a total of 1,388 applications developed using either Java EE or .Net. The company ran some 67 million rule-checks against a combined 278 million lines of code and unearthed 1.3 million weaknesses in them.

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