As organizations worldwide increasingly rely on software controls to protect their computing environments and data in the cloud and on premises, the topic of Software Security Assurance grows in importance. The 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 approach software security and assess the security assurance practices of their technology suppliers.
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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 are helping customers meet their security requirements while providing for the most cost-effective ownership experience.
Oracle Software Security Assurance is a set of industry-leading standards, technologies, and practices aimed at: