Archive for September, 2011

  • Microsoft banned function list

    on Sep 27, 11 • by Alen Zukich • with 1 Comment

    Microsoft banned function list

    We have blogged before about software security guidelines, but there is one we haven’t discussed.  Several years ago Microsoft published the “Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) Banned Function Calls” list.  These banned functions can be a good way to remove a significant number of potential code vulnerabilities from C and C++ code.  They provide recommendations on better or safer functions to use with the caveat that even these “safer” function should be used with care. You can use the banned.h file to identify and obtain deprecation warnings or, even better, use this as part of your

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  • Klocwork University consolidates learning resources into a single roster

    on Sep 7, 11 • by Patti Murphy • with No Comments

    Klocwork University consolidates learning resources into a single roster

    Klocwork Developer Network presents Klocwork University, which consolidates all our online learning resources onto a single page. Klocwork University is your one stop for self-paced online learning and how-tos about: Setting up and using our static analysis tools on your desktop or integration build The latest trends in software security Agile coding practices and how they intersect with static analysis Klocwork product overviews At Klocwork University you’ll see helpful descriptions of: In-house and partner-generated e-learning courses Video how-tos Webinars After you browse our offerings on the Klocwork University page, click your selection and access your

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