OWASP Security Spending Benchmarks Project

OWASP Security Spending Benchmarks Project

OWASP Security Spending Benchmarks Project

Date: Mar 27, 2009
An ongoing OWASP project investigates company spending on software development. Boaz Gelbord, executive director of information security at Wireless Generation Inc., organized the report with Jeremiah Grossman, chief technology officer of WhiteHat Security Inc. In this video, Gelbord explains some of the survey findings. A majority of companies surveyed are getting an independent third-party security review of software code, Gelbord said. He was interviewed at SecureWorld Boston Expo 2009 by SearchSecurity.com News Editor, Robert Westervelt.

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