[blog.codeship.com] An Overview of the Security Ecosystem in Programming

March 7, 2018

Let’s look at four key areas of the security ecosystem in software, primarily discussing technical steps but also employee and user mindsets.

As is the case in recent years, security breaches are becoming ever more accepted. Just take the recent Equifax breach as an epic example. No matter where we look, it seems like someone is always falling victim to some form of malicious attack or another.

While the recent breach is fresh in our minds, I wanted to take a moment to get an overview of the security ecosystem, concerning software development. I’ll go over some of the key things you can do, from a constructive and active perspective, to improve the robustness of your applications against security breaches.

To do that, I’m going to look at four key areas. They will primarily discuss specific technical steps. However, they’ll also discuss employee and user mindsets. These four are not exhaustive because I’m attempting to cut a broad swathe across the possibilities open to us, keeping in mind that everyone’s situation is different.

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