How to Successfully Manage Enterprise Security?

Workshop 1

Consider a small business that has established an online presence using its Web site. Assume that the business hosts its own Web site. Follow all the steps of the security life cycle, treating the small business Web site as the target information asset. Also assume that the enterprise has a current security plan and current business continuity plan.

An enterprise puts impressive measure of time in its normal examining and overseeing fixed for the framework. At the same time, an endeavor mental investigation demonstrates to us overall i.e. the greater part of the ventures timid far from checking and fixing their business discriminating base in an apprehension of intruding on their officially settled basic applications. An alternate side of the story demonstrates that, the endeavor test, examine and oversee fixes up to the arranging rise yet neglect to re-asses the same when they go live on generation environment. The significant test here is to persuade the stakeholders about the end client affect in the wake of running an exhaustive security examining and administration of patches. Stakeholders by and large grimace on checking and fixing the basic base. This is on the grounds that security groups are considered as a torment to the regular operations for whatever is left of the undertaking furthermore the way that security administration in its genuine life is never on the need rundown for stake holders. For quite a long time we have seen that, strictly when a break, an undertaking reinforces its security framework. Generally the security actualized is really unremarkable.

Product Security Requirements:

The need to consider security and protection in advance is a crucial part of secure framework development. The ideal point to characterize reliability prerequisites for a product venture is amid the introductory arranging stages. This early meaning of necessities permits development groups to distinguish key points of reference and deliverable, and grants the incorporation of security and protection in a manner that minimizes any interruption to plans and calendars. Security and protection necessities investigation is performed at undertaking commencement and incorporates determination of least security prerequisites for the application as it is intended to run in its arranged operational environment and detail and organization of a security weakness/work thing following framework.

3rd Party Security:

The stakeholders ought to comprehend the center contrast between application level security and infrastructural security. In the infrastructural security the information needed about the hosts and administrations is insignificant contrasted with application level appraisal. Computerized instruments neglect to totally cover the modified APIs and applications. Aloof sweeps have their own particular focal points of not effectively examining the target, accordingly not exasperating the operational condition of the discriminating applications. Then again distinguishing XSRF, SQLi, XSS and so on are not secured under uninvolved sweeps. Undertakings need to comprehend that assailants for the most part assault the application layer more contrasted with foundation.

Secure Design:

The design requirements action contains various obliged activities. Samples incorporate the formation of security and protection design specifications, detail survey, and determination of negligible cryptographic design prerequisites. Design specifications ought to portray security or protection emphasizes that will be straightforwardly presented to clients, for example, those that oblige client verification to get to particular information or client assent before utilization of a high-hazard protection characteristic. Likewise, all design specifications ought to portray how to safely execute all usefulness gave by a given gimmick or capacity. It’s a decent practice to approve design particulars against the application’s practical determination. The utilitarian detail ought to precisely and totally depict the proposed utilization of a gimmick or capacity.  Threat modeling additionally permits thought of security issues at the segment or application level. Threat modeling is a group activity, enveloping project/venture administrators, designers, and analyzers, and speaks to the essential security examination errand performed amid the product design stage.


Secure Coding:

Numerous ordinarily utilized capacities and APIs are not secure despite the current danger environment. Venture groups ought to examine all capacities and APIs that will be utilized as a part of conjunction with a product improvement extend and forbid those that are resolved to be dangerous. When the banned rundown is dead set, task groups ought to utilize header documents, for example, banned.h and strsafe.h, more up to date compilers, or code checking devices to check code including legacy code where fitting for the presence of banned capacities, and supplant those banned capacities with more secure plan B. All improvement groups ought to characterize and distribute a rundown of endorsed apparatuses and their related security checks, for example, compiler/linker choices and warnings. This rundown ought to be endorsed by the Security Council for the undertaking group. As a rule, advancement groups ought to strive to utilize the most recent variant of endorsed instruments to exploit new security examination usefulness and securities.

Secure Analysis:

It is basic for an application to stray altogether from the utilitarian and outline determinations made amid the necessities and configuration periods of a product advancement venture. Consequently, it is basic to re-survey risk models and assault surface estimation of a given application when it is code complete. This audit guarantees that any outline or usage changes to the framework have been represented, and that any new assault vectors made as an aftereffect of the progressions have been assessed and relieved. Run-time check of programming projects is important to guarantee that a program’s usefulness functions as outlined. This check undertaking ought to determine devices that screen application conduct for memory defilement, client benefit issues, and other discriminating security issues. The SDL methodology uses run-time apparatuses like Appverifier, alongside different systems, for example, fluff testing, to accomplish sought levels of security test scope.

Vulnerability Testing

Software release to manufacturing (RTM) or discharge to Web (RTW) is contingent on finish of the SDL process. The security counselor relegated to the discharge must affirm (utilizing the FSR and other information) that the task group has fulfilled security prerequisites. Also, for all items that have no less than one part with a Privacy Impact Rating of P1, the venture’s protection consultant must guarantee that the undertaking group has fulfilled the security necessities before the product can be sent. In addition, all relevant data and information must be chronicled to take into consideration post-discharge adjusting of the product. This incorporates all determinations, source code, pairs, private images, danger models, documentation, crisis reaction plans, permit and adjusting terms for any outsider programming and some other information important to perform post-discharge overhauling errands.



 Workshop 2


A computing environment consists of people, activities, data, technology, and network. Apply the information security life cycle to ensure the security of the computing environment. Draw a 5 x 6 matrix with the computing environment components on the columns and the security life cycle phases on the rows. In each sell, show the types of security objectives that are most important among confidentiality, integrity, and, availability.



Requirements Security Requirements Quality Gates/Bug Bars Security and Privacy Risk Assessment


Final Security Review (FSR).
Design Design Requirements Attack Surface Reduction Threat Modeling STRIDE threat classification taxonomy
Implementation Use Approved Tools Deprecate Unsafe Functions Static Analysis  
Verification Dynamic Program Analysis Fuzz Testing Threat Model and Attack Surface Review  
Release Incident Response Plan Final Security Review Passed FSR with exceptions FSR with escalation
Response Manual Code Review


Penetration Testing Vulnerability Analysis of Similar Applications



The Microsoft SDL is an uninhibitedly accessible methodology for enhancing programming security and protection. It has been connected to many programming projects and countless lines of creation code. The SDL comprises of obligatory activities that take after the customary programming improvement process, yet it’s sufficiently adaptable to consider the expansion of different arrangements and methods, consequently making a product advancement approach that is novel to an association. The mix of procedure, preparing, and devices produces unique advantages, for example, expanded consistency, specialized capability, and more secure programming, which deciphers into lower hazard for both the association and the product client.


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