5 key app sec trends for 2021: The shift is on for software teams
These mandates and realities have trickled down to developers and security teams, especially as remote work has expanded. Existing silos between the groups can slow development and the resolution of security issues, so the pressures have increased to knock those walls down, said Dan Cornell, a principal at the Denim Group, a software-security consultancy, who noted that about 30% of employees at his firm have never set foot inside the office.
“We are seeing the collaboration capabilities of the tooling becoming more important. Because you can’t walk down the hall and peek over the cubicle wall and ask how something works, teams need better ways to communicate.”
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