How Does the OWASP Top 10 Apply to C/C++ Development?

How Does the OWASP Top 10 Apply to C/C++ Development?

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a non-profit organization focused on improving web software security. Each year they publish a top ten list of the most critical web application security risks as an awareness campaign to keep developers informed and a continuing reminder of where improvements are needed. This is a popular reference guide for security but it is squarely aimed at web application developers. So, what are the key takeaways and guidance for C/C++ developers and developers not working with web applications?