Melding the Agile and SDL Worlds

With Agile release cycles taking as little as one week, there simply isn’t enough time for teams to complete all of the SDL requirements for every release. On the other hand, there are serious security issues that the SDL is designed to address, and these issues simply can’t be ignored for any release—no matter how small.

Integrating the two worlds is not as difficult as it might seem—at its heart, the SDL defines tasks, and these tasks can be mapped into an Agile development process.

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