Dr. Anita D’Amico and Chris Horn gave a well-received presentation about the Human factors that influence secure software development.

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The following Tweets were given during their presentation:

10:37 AM – 12 Oct 2018 
The talk ‘’ at appsec USA is one of the best talks I’ve seen in the last several years. They quantify with several studies, vuln introduction rates and behaviors by dev teams. Lots of good data. Great job


10:51 AM – 12 Oct 2018 
talking human factors that influence app security with tons of empirical data. An interesting finding: the more verbose (& low substance) the commit comments, the higher the chance of problems in the code. Beware the “blather factor”.


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