The shift from reactive to proactive security
Don’t let security trip you up
Static analysis tools can’t understand business logic. Security analysts can trace business logic but can’t hope to trace all tainted user data in a complex application. Penetration testing can’t find architecture issues. No single testing method finds all the vulnerabilities firms want to prevent. Looking for critical vulnerabilities in modern applications requires multiple testing techniques.
The correct approach to these challenges is to shift the focus from reactive security to proactive security. Instead of focusing on new ways to find bugs already in the code base, you should address the root cause—by building expertise and providing the information needed to PREVENT bugs from entering the codebase.