April 25, 2021

Is software engineer or software developer also considered cybersecurity?

Is software engineer or software developer also considered cybersecurity?

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ovo_Reddit

Not in most cases. There are developers that take security more serious, but most companies have security team as separate from their product / dev teams. Security is of course a critical component in software development, but it’s generally security teams that are advocating for more secure applications and practices.

Cyberhwk

Cybersecurity should be at least a part of every field. If you’re going to be engineering and developing software, you need to be able to have a finished product that’s not vulnerable to attack or compromise.

That said, no. It is generally not from what I’ve seen ever been considered a subset if “Cybersecurity.” (Unless you were developing security software of course).

Aerionne

Agree with the other posters but there does seem to be a good emphasis being made in DevSecOps withing software engineering and development (especially the Sec portion) and secure coding standards are starting to be required more heavily.

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