An Alarming Number Of Software Teams Are Missing Cybersecurity Expertise
Dark Reading, November 26th, 2019
November 26, 2019,
Volume 260, Issue 4

"Despite concerns over software security, many companies have not assigned a cybersecurity leader to help secure their applications - a problem that will only worsen as demand for technical security experts deepens worldwide.

In data published on Nov. 21, software security firm WhiteHat Security found that three-quarters of developers are worried about the security of their applications, and about seven out of eight consider security to be an important development consideration, but only half of these teams have a dedicated cybersecurity expert. The "Developer Security Sentiment Study," which produced the data, found that about 49% of development teams lack a dedicated cybersecurity leader and 43% prioritize deadlines over secure coding..."

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