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No love lost between security specialists and developers

Even though 7 in 10 software developers are expected to write secure code, they rarely receive instructions or assistance to help them avoid security flaws, a new GitLab survey shows. Moreover, 44% of developers indicated that security vulnerabilities are not addressed when their work is being evaluated.

Meanwhile, more than two-thirds (68%) of security professionals believe that the majority of developers are incapable of spotting security flaws in later stages of the development life cycle, while 49% have a hard time convincing developers to pay more attention to preventing and fixing security flaws.

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