Itron, Inc.: SDL Chronicles

    How Itron adopted Microsoft’s Security Development Lifecycle and why that influenced both the hardware and software elements of their products.
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        Itron is a leading provider of energy and water resource management solutions for nearly 8,000 utilities around the world. Itron delivers end-to-end smart grid and smart distribution solutions to electric, natural gas and water utilities around the globe. This case study describes how Itron adopted the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) to meet National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recommended security guidelines for Smart Grid Cyber Security. It also describes how Itron used the principles of the SDL not only in their application security but also in the hardware design of their products. The case study further details how the SDL helped to change Itron’s practices resulting in not only greater security but also in helping increase productivity of the engineering process.
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