In software development shops across the world there is a strong emphasis on quality over security. But, these two key practices in the development process are not mutually exclusive. They are, in fact, two sides of the same coin joined together by their similar processes, artifacts, and goals. These include testing the software for defects, generating reports digestible by both management and developers (regarding which defects require remediation), and improving the operation of the application. Despite these similarities, the two practices remain sheltered from one another and there are three main reasons why:
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