Application Security Engineer: Roles, Skills, Responsibilities

What is the goal of application security in a business?

There is a significant gap between the level of application risk (33 percent of total risk) and what companies are spending to protect their applications (20 percent of annual spending in IT security)
Source:
The Increasing Risk to Enterprise Applications report by Ponemon Institute

What does an application engineer do?

Application security engineering roles and responsibilities

Setting development parameters

Testing source code and running code

Implementing advanced security features

Managing user authorization

Threat modeling

Maintaining technical documentation

What skills should you look for when employing an AppSec Engineer?

Certifications

Practical skills

Soft skills

Why you should consider hiring a remote AppSec Engineer

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