[SC-L] What's the next tech problem to be solved in software security?

2007-06-06 Thread Kenneth Van Wyk
Hi SC-L, [Hmmm, this didn't make it out to the list as I'd expected, so here's a 2nd try. Apologies for any duplicates. KRvW] At the SC-L BoF sessions held to date (which admittedly is not exactly a huge number, but I'm doing my best to see them continue), I like to ask those that attend

Re: [SC-L] What's the next tech problem to be solved in software security?

2007-06-06 Thread Michael Silk
you've got a few questions there ... i'll answer the first one. i might copy the suggestion from someone [i can't remember who at the moment] who suggested the next step in programming in-general is more parallel programs [in order to increase speed]. this is obviously complicated and will create

[SC-L] IBM to catch Watchfire security technology | Tech News on ZDNet

2007-06-06 Thread Kenneth Van Wyk
FYI, yet another acquisition in the security world... This time it's IBM buying up Watchfire (makers of AppScan). http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-6188999.html? part=rsstag=feedsubj=zdnet Kind of reminds me of something Chef Jacques Pepin said in an interview with Terry Gross on NPR's

[SC-L] FW: What's the next tech problem to be solved in softwaresecurity?

2007-06-06 Thread Michael S Hines
Product integration - why have an editor, separate source code analizer, separate 'lint' product, compiler, linker, object code analyzer, Fuzz testing tools, etc...apart from marketing and revenue stream - it doesn't help the developer any. Who tests the products that test the code? Mike H.

[SC-L] Perspectives on Code Scanning

2007-06-06 Thread McGovern, James F (HTSC, IT)
I really hope that this email doesn't generate a ton of offline emails and hope that folks will talk publicly. It has been my latest thinking that the value of tools in this space are not really targeted at developers but should be targeted at executives who care about overall quality and

Re: [SC-L] Perspectives on Code Scanning

2007-06-06 Thread Michael Silk
On 6/7/07, McGovern, James F (HTSC, IT) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I really hope that this email doesn't generate a ton of offline emails and hope that folks will talk publicly. It has been my latest thinking that the value of tools in this space are not really targeted at developers but