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Secure Coding Newsletter Collection

The CERT Secure Coding Team describes plans to inform the community about CERT secure coding efforts and related standards.

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CERT Division

Since 2006, the CERT Division's Secure Coding Initiative has been developing secure coding standards. In this collection of newsletters, members of the CERT Secure Coding team discuss updates to the CERT secure coding standards and note other interesting news and events related to secure coding. 

This page contains links to past newsletters and will be updated as new editions are published.

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Summer 2018 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

September 2018

The team announces job openings and discusses its activities, including the release of SCALe on GitHub.

Fall 2017 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

December 2017

The CERT Secure Coding team requests contributors for Ada guidelines it's developing, describes its collaborations with MITRE, and announces its open research positions.

Summer 2017 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

August 2017

The CERT Secure Coding Team announces several open positions on its team in secure coding and software assurance.

Spring 2017 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

March 2017

The team announces the release of the new C++ Coding Standard.

Fall 2016 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

December 2016

The team discusses changes it plans to make to accounts on the Secure Coding wiki and announces news related to SEI CERT Standard publications.

Summer 2016 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

September 2016

The team discusses its activities, including its new certificate for Java and the upcoming Secure Coding symposium.

Spring 2016 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

July 2016

In this edition of the newsletter, the team announces its latest release, the free download of the SEI CERT C Coding Standard, (2016 Edition).

February/March 2016 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

February 2016

The CERT Secure Coding Team introduces Bob Schiela, the new lead for the Secure Coding Team, and announces the new CERT Secure Coding Professional Certificate program.

Winter 2015 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

December 2015

The CERT Secure Coding Team announces new sections, New Clang Checkers, developed for the CERT C and C++ Coding Standards.

October/November 2015 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

October 2015

The CERT Secure Coding Team describes various activities and announces a four-day course on Secure Coding in Java.

May/June 2015 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

May 2015

The CERT Secure Coding Team describes its ongoing work to develop the CERT C++ Coding Standard and announces its public Android Secure Coding Standard space.

February/March 2015 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

February 2015

The CERT Secure Coding Team reorganizing and reformatting C, C++, Java, and Perl wiki spaces, and the CERT Coding Standards wiki landing page.

December/January 2015 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

January 2016

The CERT Secure Coding Team discusses its major development work on the CERT C++ Coding Standard and the DidFail tool, a static taint flow analyzer.

October/November 2014 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

November 2014

The Secure Coding Team releases SCALe demo videos and a free version of Java Coding Guidelines, and also describes its work on the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard.

August/September 2014 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

August 2014

The CERT Secure Coding Team describes efforts to update the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard and announces a new technical report on compiler-assisted memory safety checking.

June/July 2014 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

June 2014

The CERT Secure Coding Team announces various news, such as the release of the DidFail tool and a new SEI technical report about SCALe.

February/March 2014 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

March 2014

The CERT Secure Coding Team describes its activities, including its preparations to publish the second edition of the CERT C Coding Standard.

December 2013/January 2014 (Winter) Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

January 2014

The CERT Secure Coding Team announces the finished manuscript for the CERT C Coding Standard book.

November 2013 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

November 2013

The CERT Secure Coding Team describes activities to complete the CERT C Secure Coding Standard upgrade for C11.

October 2013 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

October 2013

The CERT Secure Coding Team describes its activities, including the presentations team members made at the JavaOne 2013 conference.

September 2013 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

September 2013

The CERT Secure Coding Team announces a new Java Coding Guidelines book and describes efforts to complete the CERT C Secure Coding Standard for C11.

August 2013 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

August 2013

The CERT Secure Coding Team describes its work to update the CERT C Secure Coding Standard for C11 and additional rules for Android.

July 2013 Edition of the Secure Coding Newsletter

July 2013

The CERT Secure Coding Team describes plans to inform the community about CERT secure coding efforts and related standards.