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Re: The biggest thing affecting software security? People, apparently.
From: Clinton E. Troutman (troutmanmesh.net)
Date: Wed Jun 29 2005 - 21:38:40 CDT
On Wednesday 29 June 2005 10:09, Nick Murison wrote:
> Hi all,
> www.threatsandcountermeasures.com just closed their poll on what people
> thought was the biggest thing affecting software security. The results
> People: 80.3%
> Process: 18.2%
> Technology: 1.5%
> Results also available from
> If this is the case, then why is there such a huge financial investment in
> security technology? Is the human factor expected to magically improves
> once we've got the "right" technology?
> For our new poll, Threats and Countermeasures are asking what people
> consider to be the more secure web application development platform; JSP,
> PHP, ColdFusion, ASP.NET or old-skool CGI.
> Best regards,
Ignorance can be fixed.
Software can be fixed.
Stupid is forever...
Clinton E. Troutman