[Techtalk] Theory vs. practice
jenn at anthill.echidna.id.au
Mon Jan 14 19:28:30 EST 2002
On Mon, 2002-01-14 at 18:12, Julie wrote:
> A lot of what's out there today in terms of "practice" has very
> little to do with formal security theory and more to do with really
> bad coding. For example, most of the security problems we see are
> coding errors -- buffer overflows, parameter checking, software
> races, and the like.
Yes, but programmers aren't being taught how to avoid these coding
errors, or what errors to avoid.
"Do you ever wonder if there's a whole section of geek culture
you miss out on by being a geek?" - Dancer.
jenn at anthill.echidna.id.au http://anthill.echidna.id.au/~jenn/
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