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Software Security Assurance Tips Guide Released

Guide Features Tools, Techniques, and Best Practices Authored by Security Expert Kevin Beaver

Realtimepublishers and Klocwork Inc., have announces the immediate availability of The Tips and Tricks Guide to Software Security Assurance. Written in an easy-to-read question and answer format, security expert Kevin Beaver addresses tools, techniques, and best practices for ensuring that your software products are secure from attacks.

"By addressing security issues throughout the software development lifecycle, which includes management, development, auditing, and testing, The Tips and Tricks Guide to Software Security Assurance provides real-world solutions for fixing software security flaws -- a major contributor to the information security problems we're experiencing today," explains author Kevin Beaver. "This guide is geared towards software developers, software development managers, information security consultants, and software testing and quality assurance personnel who are responsible for diminishing the number of security vulnerabilities present in the software they are producing."

For ease of use, the questions and their solutions are divided into the following four topics:
Topic 1: Managing for Software Security
Topic 2: Developing for Software Security
Topic 3: Auditing for Software Security
Topic 4: Testing for Software Security

"Software security is a significant issue facing software development teams, and is becoming more complex. Klocwork is committed to helping companies improve the security and quality of their software early in the development process, and we are pleased to sponsor this educational guide in order to make it available to the public. This knowledge will help developers prevent today's software security vulnerabilities and allow them to implement best practices to assist in preventing them in the future," said Nick Allen, director of marketing at Klocwork.

As an exclusive sponsor, Klocwork is offering download access to this title at no charge from their website. Realtimepublishers will also offer the title at their own Content Central eBook portal.

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