CA Technologies Joins SAFECode
Global Provider of Information Technology Management Solutions
Becomes Newest Member of Industry-Led Software Security Effort
WAKEFIELD, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/13 -- The Software Assurance
Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode), a non-profit organization
exclusively dedicated to increasing trust in information and
communications technology products and services through the
advancement of effective security assurance methods, today announced
CA Technologies as its newest member. With membership, CA
Technologies joins a group of committed contributors and technology
industry leaders including Adobe Systems Incorporated, EMC
Corporation, Intel Corporation, Microsoft Corp., SAP AG, Siemens and
SAFECode brings together technology industry experts with real-world
experience in managing complex global processes for software
development to foster a trusted exchange of insights on software
security; encourage broad industry adoption of proven software
security practices; and drive clarity into vendor software assurance
practices to empower customers to better manage risk.
"As a provider of IT management solutions that play an essential role
in business operations for customers around the world, CA
Technologies has a deep committment to software assurance and an
innovative software security program," said Howard Schmidt, executive
director, SAFECode. "CA Technologies' expertise in reducing risk
across complex IT environments brings another level of knowledge and
insight to our efforts at SAFECode."
Sanjiv Ranjan, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer
for CA Technologies, will join SAFECode's Board of Directors and play
an active role in the leadership of the association and its projects.
As a new member, CA Technologies will contribute to SAFECode's
ongoing efforts to identify, share and promote security assurance
best practices based on the lessons learned from real-world
"Software security has long been a priority at CA Technologies and we
believe that by sharing lessons learned from our processes and
programs through SAFECode, we can have a positive impact on the
security of the broader IT ecosystem," said Ranjan. "We look forward
to contributing to SAFECode's efforts to advance and promote secure
software development methods."
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 Systems Incorporated, CA Technologies, EMC Corporation,
Intel Corporation, Microsoft Corp., SAP AG, Siemens AG and Symantec
Corp. For more information, please visit www.safecode.org.
About CA Technologies
CA Technologies provides IT management
solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT
environments to support agile business services. Organizations
leverage CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions to accelerate
innovation, transform infrastructure and secure data and identities,
from the data center to the cloud. Learn more about CA Technologies
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