Build a Security Champion Program in 4 Steps

The “Shift Left” security concept continues to gain traction within the software engineering and application security professional communities. This principle – which advocates for early identification and remediation of vulnerabilities and security weaknesses – promises reduced rework, cost savings, and increased speed.

However, a crucial element of the Shift Left philosophy often goes overlooked: Developer empowerment. For application security programs to be truly successful, developers must be equipped with the necessary training and context to make informed security decisions from the outset, which can be achieved through creating a security champion program.


May 3, 2024