RSA blog: Paying Down your Technical Security Debt

As we begin 2021, one of the first orders of business is to remove some of the quick decisions we made during the beginnings of the pandemic last year. Nowhere is this more the case than with dealing with their technical infosec debt, a term coined by Ward Cunningham decades ago.  It is basically a fancy term for taking the easy route, for cutting corners and saving time by not really looking at the longer-term consequences of certain decisions that could make your IT infrastructure inherently insecure. It reflects the implied costs of reworking the code in your program due to taking these shortcuts, shortcuts that eventually will catch up with you and have major security implications in the future.

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