Computer security, or the lack thereof, has made many headlines recently. In this article we'll look at how bad things are and what you, as a software developer, can do about it. It will help get you started or hopefully give you some new ideas if you're already doing some security work.
"The CERT Oracle Secure Coding Standard for Java" book covers the rules for secure coding using Java programming language and its libraries with the goal to help Java developers eliminate insecure coding practices that can lead to vulnerable code. InfoQ spoke with book authors about how the security rules discussed in the book compare to other security coding frameworks.