‘Seek to be challenged’ is the best advice for secure developers!
Charles’ academic research finds that what helps developers most is a change in attitude, not just a secure process or a magic bullet.
For the past year I have been complementing my role as Chairman and CSO (Chief Security Officer) at Penrillian with undertaking a research project based at Lancaster University’s world-class software security research team, Security Lancaster. The two roles are related; my academic research has been entirely into how best to empower app developers to deliver secure software.
That, of course, was something that came out of my work at Penrillian. I found when we first started working with secure software – developing EE’s world-first Android mobile money app – that it was surprisingly difficult […]