Data, during its encrypted or decrypted state is vulnerable to hostile exploitation by hackers if the software does not manage allocation and deallocation of memory securely. Xcalibyte's Chief Architect, Shin-Ming Liu, explores why memory management bugs deserve your absolute attention as a software developer or IT security professional.
In the world of IoT, security isn't always a top priority as manufacturers rush to get their products to market as fast as possible. With 41 billion IoT devices expected to be operating by 2025, this mentality has to change and security has to become the priority.
There is increased pressure on developers to ensure a high level of quality and security in the thousands of lines of code they are writing every day. All in the face of ensuring that developer teams work productively, cost-effectively, and retain freedom for innovation and creativity. The best and most efficient approach is to create a quality-first mindset in the organisation, together with a security-by-design approach.