Developer's Guide to Oracle® Solaris 11 Security

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Updated: July 2014

Secure Coding Guidelines for Developers

Developers who write applications for the Oracle Solaris operating system need to follow secure coding guidelines. Guidelines exist for secure coding in general, language-specific coding, and Oracle Solaris-specific coding and tools.

The following web sites track coding vulnerabilities and promote secure coding practices:

Oracle Solaris provides specific APIs which can be used to write more secure code and to take advantage of the security and cryptographic features of the Oracle Solaris operating system and Oracle Sun hardware systems. Additionally, the suite of documents for Oracle Solaris Studio include discussions of using the tools securely.