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Best practices to follow when building AppSec programs

Time, budget, culture, expertise, and executive buy-in often limit an organization’s ability to fully dedicate themselves to AppSec development. Despite this, you shouldn’t settle for inadequacy, because there is still a way to build an effective AppSec program.

Veracode put this guide together to demonstrate the best way to build AppSec, without focusing on traditional resources. Open the guide to gain tips and tricks for building a successful AppSec program, focusing on points such as:

  • Selecting a testing type
  • Remediating security flaws quickly
  • Measuring your AppSec program
  • And more

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