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Fixing the Widening AppSec Skills Gap [Podcast]

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Fixing the Widening AppSec Skills Gap [Podcast]

It's clear that app security isn't being taught, and it isn't part of most training regimens. So, where does the fault lie, and how can we fix it?

· Security Zone ·
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Discover how to provide active runtime protection for your web applications from known and unknown vulnerabilities including Remote Code Execution Attacks.

A recent survey from Veracode and DevOps.com found that the majority of IT and development professionals weren’t required to take security courses in college – and they’re not receiving the necessary training from their employers. So, we have to ask: Where does the fault lie? Should universities ramp up their security education – or does that responsibility fall on the industry? Perhaps the solution is somewhere in-between. Wall Street Journal columnist and author Gary Beach addresses these questions – and how to close the skills gap – in this month’s Cyber Second podcast.

Find out how Waratek’s award-winning application security platform can improve the security of your new and legacy applications and platforms with no false positives, code changes or slowing your application.

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security ,appsec ,cybersecurity ,skills gap

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