When companies discover new security vulnerabilities, they must retrofit the affected software with an appropriate patch and fend off the wrath of customers. Each newly discovered vulnerability results in a frantic patch, halfway deployed, and potentially opens up another hole. That’s why you should address security vulnerabilities during the software development process—before you get locked into a game of catch-up.
test for failure in hardware because the costs involved in rebuilding parts are enormous. Likewise, rewriting software can be very costly. Every enterprise seems to have its own architecture when it puts together the components in a software solution. Particularly on the Web, components like web servers, application servers, backend databases, messaging backbones, load balancers, peripheral capabilities, and other systems are often being combined in a way that leads to ultimate value to a company. The