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How to Improve the Security Skills of Mobile App Developers: Comparing and Contrasting Expert Views

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How to Improve the Security Skills of Mobile App Developers : Comparing and Contrasting Expert Views. / Weir, Charles; Rashid, Awais; Noble, James.

Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Workshop on Security Information Workers. ed. / Robert Biddle; Bill Chu; Heather Lipford; Emerson Murphy-Hill. New York : USENIX Association, 2016. 1.

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Harvard

Weir, C, Rashid, A & Noble, J 2016, How to Improve the Security Skills of Mobile App Developers: Comparing and Contrasting Expert Views. in R Biddle, B Chu, H Lipford & E Murphy-Hill (eds), Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Workshop on Security Information Workers., 1, USENIX Association, New York, SOUPS 2016, Denver, United States, 22/06/16.

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Weir, C., Rashid, A., & Noble, J. (2016). How to Improve the Security Skills of Mobile App Developers: Comparing and Contrasting Expert Views. In R. Biddle, B. Chu, H. Lipford, & E. Murphy-Hill (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Workshop on Security Information Workers [1] New York: USENIX Association.

Vancouver

Weir C, Rashid A, Noble J. How to Improve the Security Skills of Mobile App Developers: Comparing and Contrasting Expert Views. In Biddle R, Chu B, Lipford H, Murphy-Hill E, editors, Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Workshop on Security Information Workers. New York: USENIX Association. 2016. 1

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Weir, Charles ; Rashid, Awais ; Noble, James. / How to Improve the Security Skills of Mobile App Developers : Comparing and Contrasting Expert Views. Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Workshop on Security Information Workers. editor / Robert Biddle ; Bill Chu ; Heather Lipford ; Emerson Murphy-Hill. New York : USENIX Association, 2016.

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