Security Links from September 2012 Software Engineering Notes

The following links were published in the September 2012 ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes in the "Surfing the Net for Software Engineering Notes" by Mark Doernhoefer. This issues topic was security links.

 

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30 May
Microsoft warns businesses about social media bans – www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/techflash/2013/05/microsoft-warns-businesses-about.htm

29 May
Posted – Remove byte order mark (bom) – blog.meesqa.com/2013/05/26/remove-byte-order-mark-bom/

28 May
Post testingpodcast.com – RBCS: Measuring Testing Service Providers – testingpodcast.com/measuring-testing-service-providers-52313/

23 May
This is how I always pronounced it – Gif’s inventor says ignore dictionaries and say ‘Jif’ – www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22620473

16 May
Some practical recommendations for site developers – The Impact of Password Meters on Password Selection – research.microsoft.com/pubs/192108/chi13b.pdf

14 May
Code Quality of Open Source – Analyzing 450 million lines of software code – www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=14871

13 May
Posted to testingpodcast.com – Watir Podcast #54 – testingpodcast.com/watir-podcast-54/

10 May
Software Testing Major? – www.networkworld.com/community/blog/lets-train-our-testers-early-offering-college-majors-software-testing

8 May
Following Best Development Practices Does Not Always Mean Better Security: Report – www.securityweek.com/following-best-development-practices-does-not-always-mean-better-security-report

7 May
Posted to testingpodcast.com – Episode 45 softwaretestpodcast.comtestingpodcast.com/episode-45/

6 May
Why your password can’t have symbols – or be longer than 16 characters – arstechnica.com/security/2013/04/why-your-password-cant-have-symbols-or-be-longer-than-16-characters/

3 May
Posted to testingpodcast.com – RBCS – Profiles in Failure: 4/24/13 – testingpodcast.com/profiles-in-failure-42413/

1 May
Older Is Wiser: Study Shows Software Developers – Skills Improve Over Time – news.ncsu.edu/releases/wms-murphyhill-age-2013/