SOFTWARE SECURITY: PROTECTING SYSTEMS FROM VULNERABILITIES AND ATTACKS

  • Dr. Faizullah Mahar Sukkur IBA University
  • Dr. Chang Lee
Keywords: Software security, vulnerabilities, attacks, secure coding, vulnerability assessment, incident response, patch management, cyber threats

Abstract

In the age of ubiquitous digital infrastructure, software security has become a cornerstone of modern society. The reliability and integrity of our systems, from critical infrastructure to personal devices, depend on robust defenses against ever-evolving cyber threats. This article delves into the landscape of software security, exploring its foundational principles, common vulnerabilities, and prevalent attacks. We examine proactive and reactive strategies employed to safeguard systems, ranging from secure coding practices and vulnerability assessments to incident response and patch management. The article concludes by highlighting emerging trends and challenges, emphasizing the need for continuous innovation and collaboration in securing the digital fabric of our world.

Published
2023-12-10
How to Cite
Dr. Faizullah Mahar, & Dr. Chang Lee. (2023). SOFTWARE SECURITY: PROTECTING SYSTEMS FROM VULNERABILITIES AND ATTACKS. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 7(4), 78-86. Retrieved from http://ijcst.com.pk/index.php/IJCST/article/view/417