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Richard Feynman on Software Security?


Gustavo Duarte had a great post on his blog relating Richard Feynman’s thoughts on the Challenger disaster to software engineering.  As the focus is on the engineering and construction of reliable software systems, a lot of the thoughts and techniques also apply to software security – especially his mention of having adversarial teams try to break what the construction teams had put together.


(PS – the photo image is Richard Feynman’s ID badge photo from the Manhattan Project)

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A globally recognized application security expert, Dan Cornell holds over 15 years of experience architecting, developing and securing web-based software systems. As the Chief Technology Officer and a Principal at Denim Group, Ltd., he leads the technology team to help Fortune 500 companies and government organizations integrate security throughout the development process. He is also the original creator of ThreadFix, Denim Group's industry leading application vulnerability management platform.
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