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Introducing SAMM Practitioners

By The SAMM Project Team on December 5, 2022

Why SAMM Practitioners? We want to adopt OWASP SAMM 2.0 at my workplace. Can you recommend a company to help us do this? SAMM team members get asked this a lot through the different channels of communication like our Slack channel and the contact form on the website. Obviously, we know many companies, organizations, and individuals who can do this. We are a community-driven project and a number of volunteers have contributed to SAMM so it wasn’t an easy answer for us to provide.

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Addressing Log4J vulnerabilities with SAMM

By The SAMM Project Team on February 7, 2022

It’s that dreaded notification. The one that holds the threat, and later the reality, of many sleepless nights. The newest vulnerability is here and its severity is considered critical. This Log4J vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) has caused quite the stir, and rightfully so. It’s kept security peeps on our toes for the last few months so it was interesting to see this topic come up during our last SAMM monthly community call.

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OWASP SAMM Train the Trainer

By The SAMM Project Team on November 30, 2021

Expanding awareness of OWASP SAMM To introduce new users to the OWASP Software Assurance Maturity Model (SAMM), the SAMM project team has presented their one-day overview training class several times each year. These classes often run in conjunction with OWASP’s global and regional conference events. The instructors for that training class - currently titled “Secure Your SDLC using OWASP SAMM - ASAP!” - have usually been the project’s leaders, Sebastien (Seba) Deleersnyder and Bart de Win, or other SAMM team members.

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Towards a well-governed SAMM Suite

By The SAMM Project Team on March 23, 2021

Improving the velocity of OWASP SAMM Some years back, SAMM was a typical old school documentation project. Creation of all the documents was a purely manual and error-prone process. We fought a very complicated manual build procedure of the project PDF which only a few people knew how to deal with. Already fixed errors kept reappearing and it was hard to know who actually had the latest version in their mailbox.

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