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Putting the Tools to Work: How to Succeed with Source Code Analysis
May/June 2006 (vol. 4 no. 3)
pp. 80-83
Pravir Chandra, Secure Software
Brian Chess, Fortify Software
John Steven, Cigital
Code analysis tools can play an essential role in creating secure software. They can help catch common coding mistakes such as buffer overflow, cross-site scripting, SQL injection, and a variety of race conditions. With a certain amount of customization, they can also provide for deeper, application-specific inspection as well as a general audit against custom coding standards.
Index Terms:
code analysis, debugging, security
Citation:
Pravir Chandra, Brian Chess, John Steven, "Putting the Tools to Work: How to Succeed with Source Code Analysis," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 80-83, May-June 2006, doi:10.1109/MSP.2006.77
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