The organization shall define and implement a Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SSDLC) process in software development.
The first step in the SSDLC process should be to define security requirements that ensure that security considerations become integrated into the services being developed right from the creation phase.
It is recommended that the SSDLC process include at least the following steps:
The general rules for secure development work have been drawn up and approved by the development managers. The implementation of the rules is monitored in software development in the organization and the rules are reviewed at least yearly.
The safe development policy may include e.g. the following things:
Compliance with the rules of secure development may also be required of key partners.