What did they say about Software security testing?
“Over 70 percent of security vulnerabilities exist at the application layer, not the network layer” Gartner.
“Hacking has moved from a hobbyist pursuit with a goal of notoriety to a criminal pursuit with a goal of money” Counterpane Internet Security.
“64 percent of developers are not confident in their ability to write secure applications” Microsoft Developer Research.
“Losses arising from vulnerable web applications are significant and expensive – up to $60 billion annually”IDC/IBM Systems Sciences Institute.
“If 50 percent of software vulnerabilities were removed prior to production use, enterprise configuration management and incident response costs would be reduced by 75 percent each.”Gartner.