Benefits of Adopting the Security Developement Lifecycle

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Why Adopt?

  • Why Microsoft Developed the SDL

    Microsoft recognized that focusing on security as a core component in the software development process would reduce the risk of costly issues, improve the security and privacy of applications, and protect both enterprise data and reputation.

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  • What Is the Microsoft SDL

    The SDL is composed of proven security practices that work in development organizations regardless of their size or platform. It consists of multiple phases in which core software assurance activities are defined.

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  • The Benefits of Using the SDL

    The SDL process is designed to help organizations reduce the number and severity of code vulnerabilities, address ever-changing regulations, and lower the total cost of development.

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  • What Customers Using the SDL Are Saying

    Learn how organizations like yours are using the SDL process to increase productivity, gain competitive advantage, and protect economic growth.

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