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Implementing a Secure Software Development Program

This article presents the “Open Security Assurance Maturity Model” (Open SAMM). It is very important to have a basic understanding of “Open SAMM” as this is going to be the base for the approach that I’m going to demonstrate for the implementation of S-SDLC. Open SAMM as a framework is very flexible and can even be extended if required. This means organizations can use it as a base and then extend it further or even customize it to suit their requirements. However, proper thoughts need to be put into place …

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[21 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]

This article presents the “Open Security Assurance Maturity Model” (Open SAMM). It is very important to have a basic understanding of “Open SAMM” as this is going to be the base for the approach that I’m going to demonstrate for the implementation of S-SDLC. Open SAMM as a framework is very flexible and can even be extended if required. This means organizations can use it as a base and then extend it further or even customize it to suit their requirements. However, proper thoughts need to be put into place …