CERT Secure Coding Practices

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Recognised as a trusted, authoritative organisation dedicated to improving the security and resilience of computer systems and networks, the CERT (Computer Emergency Readiness Team) Division of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), ​CERT have nominated a total of 12 key secure coding practices – a “top ten”, more recently supplemented by two “bonus practices”. Adherence to these practices is key to the successful implementation of the secure software development lifecycle (SSDLC).