The Security Development Lifecycle

By Michael Howard, Steve Lipner,

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Your customers demand and deserve better security and privacy in their software. This book is the first to detail a rigorous, proven methodology that measurably minimizes security bugs-the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL). In this long-awaited book, security experts Michael Howard and Steve Lipner from the Microsoft Security Engineering Team guide…

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This is one of the first books resulting from the Microsoft security “push,” and it’s a classic. It’s of interest both in understanding how Microsoft went about tackling the problem of developing secure software, and as a backdrop for the evolution of secure software development practices that emerged at Microsoft and other major software vendors.   

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