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Wow, after a few years of coding I went to a conference organised by OWASP. I always liked the ability to find a leak or exposure and even sometimes make fixes for it. But then again, i’m a software engineer and that’s what we’ll do, create and fix code. Or not? After the first keynote they’ve had my full focus, already i was interested in the security aspect but after this the curiosity was burning inside me. I want to know more, no one ever told me there was this world of people which actually care about security. Whether is was pen-testing or baseline scanning, even the OWASP top 10 becomes a lot more interesting when you’ve been to such a conference. But then the most embarrassing moment of my professional career happened. I went to a speaker after his presentation and start asking questions about the topic and the…

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Security is a hot topic the last years and certainly the last few months during the COVID-19 period. The more people work from home which gives hackers almost a free-pass to spot opportunities. And as far as I know there are still a lot of people with a low security WIFI at home, even software engineers. I recently joined some discussions about software security and how to implement it and/our how integrate it into a work process and sometimes even on an onboarding process. I’m a bit sad that people still believe that a company and all of the teams can adopt the security measures at once. I certainly agree we need security in every single step of software development, however is it realistic to assume that a company or even a team can do all of these steps at once? My point of view is based on my experience…

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