Developers vs. Security: Who is Responsible for Application Security?

Security Intelligence

Mark Stone

Call it the blame game or just a vicious circle. The long-standing tension between developers and IT security experts is not easing anytime soon. Each side blames the other for security risks in application security and other areas, but digital defense overall will suffer unless the two sides come together. We spoke to Vikram Kunchala, U.S. lead for Deloitte’s cyber cloud practice, about helping security and developers work together.

Who’s Responsible for Application Security?
Results from a recent GitLab survey underscore the issue: most security professionals lack faith in developers’ ability to write secure code, while most developers feel they lack proper guidance. What’s worse, many companies surveyed aren’t being serious enough about their defense.

What’s lacking most, however, is...

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