SAFECode brings together technology industry experts with real-world experience in managing complex global processes for software development to foster a trusted exchange of insights on software security; encourage broad industry adoption of proven software security practices; and drive clarity into vendor software assurance practices to empower customers to better manage risk.
"As a provider of IT management solutions that play an essential role in business operations for customers around the world, CA Technologies has a deep committment to software assurance and an innovative software security program," said Howard Schmidt, executive director, SAFECode. "CA Technologies' expertise in reducing risk across complex IT environments brings another level of knowledge and insight to our efforts at SAFECode."
Sanjiv Ranjan, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for CA Technologies, will join SAFECode's Board of Directors and play an active role in the leadership of the association and its projects. As a new member, CA Technologies will contribute to SAFECode's ongoing efforts to identify, share and promote security assurance best practices based on the lessons learned from real-world implementations.
"Software security has long been a priority at CA Technologies and we believe that by sharing lessons learned from our processes and programs through SAFECode, we can have a positive impact on the security of the broader IT ecosystem," said Ranjan. "We look forward to contributing to SAFECode's efforts to advance and promote secure software development methods."
The Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode) is a non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to increasing trust in information and communications technology products and services through the advancement of effective software assurance methods. SAFECode is a global, industry-led effort to identify and promote best practices for developing and delivering more secure and reliable software, hardware and services. Its members include Adobe Systems Incorporated, CA Technologies, EMC Corporation, Intel Corporation, Microsoft Corp., SAP AG, Siemens AG and Symantec Corp. For more information, please visit www.safecode.org.