Microsoft’s success with Security Development Lifecycle has security experts buzzing and offers lessons — along with a heap of free resources.
Talk about a turnaround. It’s always hard to recognize the larger, slow-moving paradigm shifts as they happen. But after a decade of bad press regarding its commitment to software security, Microsoft seems to have turned the tide. Redmond is getting consistent security accolades these days, often from the very critics who used to call it out. Many of the world’s most knowledgeable security experts are urging their favorite software vendors to follow in the footsteps of Microsoft.
Haters will always continue hating, but the technical press is giving a lot of favorable coverage to Microsoft’s successful efforts to make itself a computer software security leader. Here are some recent examples: [Read more…]