What is the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle?

The Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) establishes security and privacy throughout the Microsoft development process. SDL has proven to be effective in making flagship Microsoft products more resilient to security and privacy threats and to better protect Microsoft customers from malicious and costly attacks.

For more information on SDL see:

·         Learn about the SDL process

·         Get SDL training resources

·         Read about the history of the SDL at Microsoft

·         Find out how to reduce the total cost of development with SDL

·         SDL: Frequently asked questions

About the Author
Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »