By Linda McGlasson
Bank Info Security
January 12, 2009
As banking regulators emphasize the necessity of application security, a
broad-based consortium now sheds new light on the most common
Experts from more than 30 U.S. and international cyber security
organizations, including the National Security Agency and the Department
of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division, have just
released a list of the 25 most dangerous programming errors  that can
lead to security bugs and enable cyber crime.
The panel of experts - including thought-leaders from Symantec,
Microsoft and Purdue University - worked since last September on this
project, breaking down the 25 errors into three categories:
* Insecure Interaction Between Components;
* Risky Resource Management;
* Porous Defense.
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