DevSecOps is having a positive impact on security, but the state of security still has a long way to go

Even with a stronger focus on security this year, most software is still riddled with security vulnerabilities. According to Veracode’s State of Software Security (SOSS) report, 87.5 percent of Java applications, 92 percent of C++ applications, and 85.7 percent of .NET application contain at least one vulnerability. In addition, over 13 percent of applications contain at least one critical vulnerability.

“Our annual SOSS data puts hard evidence on the table to explain why so many security professionals experience anxiety when they think about application security (AppSec),” the report stated.

Read more about the findings of the Veracode report on SD Times.