Application developers must take responsibility to ensure their clients security.
Poorly coded software combined with growing network complexity has increased the attack surface at many organisations and it is taking its toll financially, said Spafford.
He called for an investment in computer programming education and a move by software manufacturers to embed software security concepts early into the development process.
Also, personal information + poorly coded software + in the public = disaster waiting to happen.
Putting your passwords in the cloud is not a good idea…it’s like putting your cash in a suitcase and leaving the safe in the middle of a busy road.