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 _______________________________________________ Secure Coding mailing list (SC-L) SC-L@securecoding.org List information, subscriptions, etc - http://krvw.com/mailman/listinfo/sc-l List charter available at - http://www.securecoding.org/list/charter.php SC-L is hosted and moderated by KRvW Associates, LLC (http://www.KRvW.com) as a free, non-commercial service to the software security community. _______________________________________________