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86% of developers don’t prioritize application security

April 7, 2022

Secure Code Warrior released findings from its survey, which found that developers’ actions and attitudes toward software security are in conflict. While many developers acknowledge the importance of applying a security-led approach in the software development lifecycle, 86% do not view application security as a top priority when writing code.

The research found that more than half of the 1200 developers surveyed are unable to ensure that their code is protected from seven common vulnerabilities. This is a contributing factor to another major finding – that only 29% of developers believe the active practice of writing code free of vulnerabilities should be prioritized.

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