Posts Tagged ‘customer security’

Software Security at EMC: The Journey So Far

Reeny Sondhi

Reeny Sondhi

Reeny Sondhi is Sr. Director, Product Security Engineering at EMC Corporation. She is responsible for driving the strategy and execution of EMC’s software security program including EMC’s Security Development Lifecycle, a company-wide initiative to build secure products. She also leads EMC’s common security engineering technologies and the EMC Product Security Response Center, which is responsible for managing and resolving security vulnerabilities in EMC products. Additionally, she has responsibility to lead the security certification strategy and program for EMC products. More ...

As the lead of the Product Security Assurance team at EMC, I am often asked to talk about our software security practices. While previously we have shared our practices with industry presentations, SAFECode papers, etc., I thought now is as good a time as ever to write a blog post to discuss software security evolution at EMC.

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Secure Product Deployment: A Team Sport

Eric Baize

Eric Baize

Eric Baize is Senior Director of the Product Security Office at EMC Corporation. He leads the Product Security Office with company-wide responsibility for product security and supply chain assurance, covering vulnerability response handling, security development lifecycle implementation, supply chain risk management, coordination of security certifications and integration of RSA technology in EMC products and solutions. More ...

Year after year, studies such as the Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report show software vulnerabilities and misconfiguration among the main data breach causes. BatonAt EMC, we operate under the assumption that securing a product in a customer environment is a team sport between the product vendor and the customer deploying the product. The vendor plays a greater role upstream with a focus on adopting secure development practices and in properly handling and responding to vulnerabilities reported on the product. The customer takes the baton from the vendor and plays a larger role downstream by taking the necessary steps to securely deploy and maintain the product. (more…)