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Secure App Development Can Lead To Cost Savings, Study Says




Secure App Development Can Lead To Cost Savings, Study Says
Secure App Development Can Lead To Cost Savings, Study Says



http://www.darkreading.com/vulnerability_management/security/app-security/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=227400302 

By Tim Wilson
DarkReading
Sept 13, 2010

If you could find and fix security flaws before the application is 
deployed, instead of afterward, then your organization would save money. 
But how much could you really save?

That's the question studied in a new report published today by ROI 
consultancy Mainstay Partners and Fortify Software. The report suggests 
that the cost savings of secure software development could be 
substantial.

"The study found that companies are realizing substantial benefits from 
[secure software assurance] right out of the box, saving as much as 
$2.4M per year from a range of efficiency and productivity improvements, 
including faster, less-costly code scanning and vulnerability 
remediation, and streamlined compliance and penetration testing," the 
report says.

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