"Compliance has been a key driver to bring application security to a minimum initial baseline in many organizations," says SANS instructor Frank Kim, who also co-authored the survey report. "Mature processes coupled with skilled application security practitioners will be required to really expand the state of the art."
For full results of the survey, attend a special SANS webcast held at 1 PM EST on December 13. To register for that webcast, follow this link:
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