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Security should start in software engineering – TechRadar


We all know that software engineering is important. Shipping quality code on time is vital to success in the tech industry – and for a variety of other industries also running their businesses from a technology platform or on custom code.

About the author

Nicholas Mills is the EMEA General Manager at CircleCI.

So why is cybersecurity, such a vital part of business continuity and availability, apparently so neglected? Of course it’s a complex process, but all too often speed of execution and stability of code are prioritized as a short term win, and the long term security of the code is not well thought out. And when it goes wrong, it can be spectacular, as with the supply chain attack that hit many US enterprises and government systems in late 2020… Forecast to take months to years to unpick, eject, secure, and understand.



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