Microsoft Adds Depth to Security View
To make its products safer, Microsoft programmers have designed
a Software Development Lifecycle (SDL) process
that makes security a part
of every stage of development. Microsoft wants ISVs and corporate developers
to be equally safe and is packaging up its internal tools for outside use.
There's the model for development itself, which is free. On the paid side,
Microsoft has SDL-trained consultants you can hire and a Threat Modeling Tool
for sale this November.
As problems with Chrome, VMware, the Mac and Linux have shown, all software
can be subject to hacks. It's clear that Microsoft is trying to do something
Speaking of Chrome, are you using it? I'm writing an article about end user
experiences and would love to talk to you. Shoot me a note with your thoughts
and impressions to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by Doug Barney on 09/22/2008 at 1:16 PM