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Security Development Lifecycle by Steve Lipner, Michael Howard

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Chapter 11. Stage 6: Secure Coding Policies

In this chapter:

As we mentioned in Chapter 7, the software industry is replete with security software coding best practices—of which very few are followed. The Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) mandates specific coding practices and backs up many of the practices with tests to verify that the policies are adhered to. This chapter outlines the high-level policy and best practices for secure coding. The chapter is purposefully high level because the low-level specifics are ...

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