June 30, 2006

Benchmarking generally refers to the process of ranking or scoring security against an established standard measure. Benchmarks can be absolute or cross-sectional.

Comparative Application Security #

  • The Security of Applications: Not All Are Created Equal (February 2002), Andrew Jaquith. This study examples the security practices of 45 web applications, and finds that the most secure e-business applications have one-quarter as many security defects as the worst – and eighty percent less risk.

Benchmarking Goodness Criteria #

Established by the DBench Project.

Contributed by Sami Saydjari

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