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I would appreciate if you could kindly help with the following questions.

1. In Coffee's (2006) article, IT professionals discuss the role application developers take in software security. Pick one of these IT experts, summarize his or her perspective on building security into software, and then discuss the feasibility and practicality of the expert's suggestion.

- Coffee, P. (2006, June 12). Security onus is on developers. eWeek, 23(24), D5.

2. Anthes' (2006) article explores the shortage of COBOL programmers. Discuss something in the article you found interesting and suggest a way of motivating more C, Java, and Visual Basic programmers to learn COBOL.

- Anthes, G. (2006, October 9). Cobol coders: Going, going, gone? Computerworld, 40(41), 40-41.

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From the article "Security Onus is on Developers" by Peter Coffee, I will pick David Wagner's take on the role application developers should take with regards to software security. He stated that software developers are not getting it done in terms of security in the applications they developed. Hackers have become much better faster than the software developers. That is why they have more ways to attack a computer over the network. Many computers have been infected by spyware, worms, viruses and Trojan horses spreading through the network. He thinks that the developers' lack of interest in improving security on their software is the main reason why many computer attacks have occurred. They think that it is not their concern to focus on security, that firewalls, or operating systems, or ...

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