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Good Citizen IT App Development Security Depends on Good IT Citizenship

Published: 29 March 2016

ID: G00301708

Analyst(s): John Girard , Mark Driver


Individuals everywhere in your company can write their own programs with minimal programming knowledge, thanks to easy-to-use and powerful tools. IT security teams must embrace and add value to user-led business processes.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Making the Culture Shift to Good Citizen Security Practices
  • Provide Citizens With Security-Oriented Training and Quality Incentives
  • Provide Citizens With Security Accountability Guidelines
  • Provide Citizens With Security-Focused App Development Tools and Assistance
  • Provide Citizens With Security Testing Tools and Assistance
  • Provide Oversight, Governance and Maintenance for Fielded Citizen Apps
  • Reward and Recognize Developers and Testers Who Follow the Rules
  • Conclusion
    • Use People-Centric Security to Ensure That Citizen IT Succeeds as a Long-Term Best Practice

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