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Developer-centred security: Developers Den

The second session of the February 2018 workshop was a Developer’s Den, in which three people developing security tools or services to support developers presented their efforts to date in search of constructive criticism. The other sessions from this workshop are: introduction and summary, reverse panel discussion, and lightning talks. Read more…

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Why Johnny doesn’t write secure software

The aim of the three-year EPSRC-funded Why Johnny Doesn’t Write Secure Software project, which began in April 2017, Awais Rashid (Lancaster University) explained to the June 2017 RISCS meeting, is to develop an empirically grounded theory of secure software development by the masses. The project’s collaborators include others at Lancaster Read more…

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Intervention

In his presentation at the June 2017 RISCS meeting, Charles Weir, a researcher at the University of Lancaster, outlined his work with Awais Rashid (Lancaster) and James Noble (Victoria University) studying ways to intervene to provide software developers with security support. The project, which is based at the University of Read more…