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Construction and Implementation of CERT Secure Coding Rules Improving Automation of Secure Coding

November 2016 Presentation
Mark Sherman, Aaron Ballman

This presentation describes the need for secure coding standards, which help reduce vulnerabilities due to programming errors.

Publisher:

Software Engineering Institute

Abstract

In this presentation, Mark Sherman and Aaron Ballman discuss the need for secure coding standards, the methodology for common rule development, and systematic rule development. They also discuss how CERT Coding Standards give

  • developers actionable guidance to create secure code
  • tool makers guidance to create testers for secure code
  • acquirers actionable requirements for licensed or developed code