August 9, 2002

Usenix: Simplicity is key to keeping code secure, expert says

InfoWorld: "Huge chunks of software such as Microsoft's Windows operating systems that have myriad
features built in to take advantage of fast processors will perpetually have more flaws than
security experts are able to uncover, he said. For this reason, programmers and companies
should keep simplicity in mind when writing applications and only build in tools that appeal to
80 percent or more of users."

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