Security concerns are at their highest, breaches are on the increase and compliance is paramount. Many businesses need to wise up to software security and this book will show them how. Dr. Herbert H. Thompson, a world-renowned expert in application security, provides an action plan for producing secure software, targeted at the highest levels in organization. Based on real world interviews with global leaders, this unique book provides an action plan for producing secure software. An alluring feature is the process explained through the words of some of the world's largest companies that have faced and overcome challenges. These anecdotes impart cultural implementation advice along with the core elements of the book that make the process work. Each chapter begins and ends with a contribution from a C-level executive on their company's path towards secure software. The author has interviewed dozens of CEOs, CIOs and CSOs, discussing their successes, failures and company pain points. A clear trend emerged: many of their corporate pains were due to weak security strategy.
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