Security Development Lifecycle

Open Security Development Lifecycle

The no-frills and roughly-right life-cycle you need to raise your level of software Security Assurance. The OpenSDL is based on the OpenSAMM provided by the OWASP community.

OpenSDL Objectives

  • Make security an enabler for development teams
  • Scale security to where it needs to be
  • Fit any development methodology
  • Increase the overall level of security assurance


  • The essential security checklist
  • A community driven knowledgebase
  • Platform for continuous improvement

Begin your security journey HERE.

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