Creating a Culture of Security

By Laura Bell

Laura Bell is an application security specialist. A reformed software developer and penetration tester she has spent most of the past decade doing bad things to nice people's code. Now she runs SafeStack, a specialist security firm that aims to help fast moving developers like you protect themselves and their creations online from people like her.

Information security has a problem; an awkward border that we have consistently failed to understand and protect. This constantly changing, infinitely variable border is known as our people.

Globally, we are spending millions of dollars addressing human centric information security, from training videos and e-learning to audit and accountability software. Yet, despite these ongoing programs, the number of organizations breached via social engineering or human attack continues to rise.

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