At 9:00 AM -0400 6/11/07, Gary McGraw wrote:

> If we assumed perfection at the implementation level (through better
> languages, say), then we would end up solving roughly 50% of the
> software security problem.
> Clearly we need to make some progress at the architecture/design level
> to attain reasonable levels of software security.

> Perfect languages won't solve the software security problem.

And neither will perfect designs.

Both approaches needed.

But a large percentage of failures that result from weak languages are
already categorized in standard terms like "buffer overflow".
Larry Kilgallen
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