Rising to the challenges of secure coding – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Cyber Security

The news seems awash this week with reports of both Microsoft and Apple scrambling to patch security flaws in their products

The news seems awash this week with tech companies scrambling to patch security vulnerabilities in their software. This month’s Patch Tuesday saw Microsoft plug 64 security holes, including a zero-day that is being actively exploited in the wild. Apple also joined the party, issuing security updates for both iOS and macOS and also plugging a zero day that is being abused in real-world attacks.

In the meantime, the United States’ Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has released security guidance to ensure that federal agencies use software that has been built in keeping with secure development practices issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Watch the video to learn more – and consider reading our articles about the subject of secure coding.

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