AppSec Survey Claims Half of Major Code Changes Are Not Security Scrutinized


A recent AppSec survey revealed several key findings, including costly code reviews, a lack of thorough security scrutiny, and manual cataloging of applications and APIs.

While most organizations push application updates at least once a week, only 54% of major code changes receive a full security review, according to CrowdStrike’s 2024 State of Application Security report (PDF). In fact, only 34% of organizations review more than 75% of code changes, while 44% review less than half, according to the report, which is based on survey responses from 400 US security professionals.

According to the report, organizations that deploy on a daily basis use more than five programming languages, whereas those that deploy once a week use four.

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