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Many of these problems can be avoided by planning for security at the starting gate--in software development. Architecture, design and coding offer opportunities to make applications and services more secure.
By taking security into account throughout the development cycle--defining security requirements, classifying data, coding securely and conducting thorough testing--you can start off on the right foot with secure applications.
So, on your mark, get set, code!
This was first published in March 2006