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Software Developers Face Secure Coding Challenges

July 16, 2019

Seven in ten developers are expected to write secure code, but less than half receive feedback on security, a survey finds.

More organizations are adopting agile programming practices and secure development lifecycles, but most fail to provide developers the tools and processes they need to produce secure code.

A newly published survey conducted by DevOps service provider GitLab found that 70% percent of programmers are expected to write secure code, but only 25% think their organization’s security practices are “good.” The gap between the expectations to which developers are held responsible and the reality of their work environments underscores the problems that companies face in securing their software, says Kathy Wang, senior director of security at GitLab.

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