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Trust within network enabled relationships and software security errors

April 5th, 2009

2 reports to mention in this quick post, firstly this ISOC report [pdf] which looks (briefly) at the trust and identity issues that are to tackled on/for/with the Internet. The key point I took from it is that we should “incorporate trust as a core element of the Internet design and deployment process” and in doing so we should look at
What are the alternative futures for trust and the Internet?
Where do you see the boundaries between technology and policy?
Photo Credit Visentico / Sento on Flickr
Moving on I found the following classification of coding errors from Fortify Software intriguing. ColdFusion, C/C++, C#/VB.NET/ASP.NET, HTML, Java/JSP, JavaScript, PHP, PLSQL/TSQL,VisualBasic/VBScript/ASP, Webservices, XML are covered, although I think some effort should also be placed on Python, Perl, Delphi and Ruby.
TIOBE Programming Community Index Chart for March 2009

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