Security nous lacking in cloud app development

26 July 2012:  ZDNet reports that developers’ poor grasp of security practices when building cloud-based enterprise software could lead to code having loopholes hackers can exploit. 

Matt Bertram, chief technologist of software at HP Asia-Pacific and Japan, pointed out that coding a secure app for enterprise use is both a challenge to overcome and a major pitfall to avoid for many IT departments. Developers of traditional enterprise software obviously have coding knowhow, but many may not be aware of security best practices for cloud-based applications and this may leave loopholes in the code that hackers may exploit, he said in an interview on Thursday.

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