As organizations worldwide increase their reliance on software controls to protect their computing environments and data, the topic of Software Security Assurance grows in importance. The tremendous potential costs associated with security incidents, the emergence of increasingly complex regulations, and the continued operational costs associated with staying up to date with security patches all require that organizations give careful consideration to how they address software security.
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Encompassing every phase of the product development lifecycle, Oracle Software Security Assurance (OSSA) is Oracle's methodology for building security into the design, build, testing, and maintenance of its products. Oracle's goal is to ensure that Oracle's products, as well as the customer systems that leverage those products, remain as secure as possible.
Oracle Software Security Assurance is a set of industry-leading standards, technologies, and practices aimed at: