The Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode) is a non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to increasing trust in information and communications technology products and services through the advancement of effective software assurance methods. SAFECode is a global, industry-led effort to identify and promote best practices for developing and delivering more secure and reliable software, hardware and services. Its members include Adobe, CA Technologies, EMC Corporation, Intel Corporation, Microsoft Corp., SAP AG, Siemens AG, and Symantec Corp.
SAFECode recommends that product security managers use our training materials in the context of a broader software security process. We have published a number of free materials to help support that development and maturation of such a process, including our flagship work, Fundamental Practices for Secure Software Development. All of our published guidance and best practices are based on the real-world experiences of our member companies and have been proven effective across diverse development environments.