This is great [http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=4942]. SANS has introduced secure coding assessment and certification exams for programmers. Now let us see how Universities start including secure programming modules into their current Software Engineering courses.
The SANS: Software Security Institute provides a wealth of information, to start from, including details on Secure programming and details on their assessments.
Help Net Security – First secure coding assessment and certification exams for programmers : http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=4942
SANS : http://www.sans.org/
SANS Software Security Institute : http://www.sans-ssi.org/