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The 7 Qualities of Highly Secure Software

1st Edition

By Mano Paul

Auerbach Publications

160 pages

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pub: 2012-05-29
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The 7 Qualities of Highly Secure Software provides a framework for designing, developing, and deploying hacker-resilient software. It uses engaging anecdotes and analogies-ranging from Aesop's fables, athletics, architecture, biology, nursery rhymes, and video games-to illustrate the qualities that are essential for the development of highly secure

Table of Contents

Quality 1 - Security is Built In V s. Bolted On (Be Proactive). Quality 2 - Maps to a Plan (Begin with the End in Mind). Quality 3 - Includes Fundamental Necessities (Put First Things First). Quality 4- Is Balanced! (Think Win/Win). Quality 5 - Addresses Requirements (Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood). Quality 6 - Collaborative Developed (Synergize). Quality 7 - Continuously Improves (Sharpen the Saw).

About the Author

Manoranjan (Mano) Paul is the Software Assurance Advisor for (ISC)2, the global leader in information security education and certification, representing and advising the organization on software assurance strategy, training, education, and certification. He is also a member of the Application Security Advisory Board. He is the winner of the first Information Security Leadership Awards (ISLA) as a practitioner in the Americas region. His information security and software assurance experience includes designing and developing security programs from compliance-to-coding, security in the SDLC, writing secure code, risk management, security strategy, and security awareness training and education.

Paul started his career as a shark researcher in the Bimini Biological Field Station, Bahamas. His educational pursuit took him to the University of Oklahoma where he received his Business Administration degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) with various accolades and the coveted 4.0 GPA. Following his entrepreneurial acumen, he founded and serves as the CEO and President of Express Certifications, a professional certification assessment and training company that developed studISCope, (ISC)2's official self-assessment offering for their certifications. Express Certifications is also the self-assessment testing company behind the US Department of Defense certification education program as mandated by the 8570.1 directive. He also founded SecuRisk Solutions, a company that specializes in security product development and consulting. Before Express Certifications and SecuRisk Solutions, Paul played several roles from software developer, quality assurance engineer, logistics manager, technical architect, IT strategist, and security engineer/program manager/strategist at Dell, Inc.

Paul is the author of the Official Guide to the CSSLP(Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional) and is a co

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / General
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General
COMPUTERS / Security / General