Report: Sec and DevOps split on who is responsible for software security

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IT security and development teams are divided over who is and who should be responsible for securing software, a new report from cybersecurity company Venafi has shown.

When asked who is responsible for software security at their organisations, the sample of 1,000 DevOps and Sec professionals were equally split, with 48% saying development were and 48% saying IT security were.

Of far greater concern is the divide over who should be responsible for software security. Only...

83% of developers suffer from burnout and pandemic made it worse

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83% of software developers feel burnout from their work and 81% reported an increase in burnout as a result of the pandemic, according to a new study from Haystack Analytics.

The analytics firm has published its findings in a report designed to further understand the impact COVID-19’s disruption has had on developers.

Of those 83%, top reasons cited for burnout included 47% believing they had a high workload, 31% feeling processes in place at their companies are...