Software security presents new measurement challenges: there are no established formulas for quantifying the security risk present in an application. This paper provides a set of metrics for ensuring an accurate view of software projects.
The repercussions of releasing unsecure software in today’s markets are severe – due in large part to the proliferation of constantly-connected, mobile devices. This white paper provides an overview of these challenges, and demonstrates the steps you can take to arm your developers against the risks of modern application development.
The paper discusses how path coverage is better than branch or statement coverage in testing to uncover security vulnerabilities, including showing how several CWE vulnerabilities could be undetected by branch coverage but detected by path coverage. Download this paper and find out how Cyclomatic Path Analysis can uncover these vulnerabilities.
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