The industry rewards cutting corners rather than making software safe. Case in point: the Equifax breach.
There is plenty of blame to go around after the Equifax incident, and I’m not trying to be an apologist for the credit rating company. The problem is that the wrong incentives are driving software development. Unless we change the incentives, security will continue to be a problem. The question remains, what can we do to avoid the “next Equifax”?