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9 Things Application Security Champions Need to Succeed

Common elements to highly effective security champion programs that take DevSecOps to the next level
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An SDLC Blueprint
'Without a secure development life cycle from which champions work, they don't know what they are supposed to deliver. Adopting a clear set of activities and expectations for the delivery of 'secure' software - and clearly defining what 'secure' means in the context of the software to be delivered - must be done in parallel with any champion program. Otherwise, what are these empowered people actually delivering? What are their responsibilities? To what are they being held accountable?' -- Brook Schoenfield, master security architect at IOActive, and creator of four security champion programs at different organizations

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An SDLC Blueprint

"Without a secure development life cycle from which champions work, they don't know what they are supposed to deliver. Adopting a clear set of activities and expectations for the delivery of 'secure' software - and clearly defining what 'secure' means in the context of the software to be delivered - must be done in parallel with any champion program. Otherwise, what are these empowered people actually delivering? What are their responsibilities? To what are they being held accountable?" -- Brook Schoenfield, master security architect at IOActive, and creator of four security champion programs at different organizations

Image Source: Adobe (megaflopp)

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