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Building Secure Products Checklist

Building Secure Products Checklist

For Providers:

  • Include lower privilege versions and avoid executive/administrative privileges.
  • Monitor software for terms of service violations and cyber threat actors.
  • Provide audits and logs that are difficult to delete and remove.

For Developers:

  • Incorporate threat modeling into the development process.
  • Map practices to the Secure Software Development Framework (SSDF).
  • Use advanced monitoring and incident response capabilities.
  • Follow secure coding practices.
  • Release regular security updates and patches.
  • Manage third-party components and libraries carefully.
  • Educate users about security best practices.
  • Collaborate and share information with security communities.


By implementing these best practices, providers and developers can enhance the security of their products, protect against cyber threats, and ensure a resilient digital ecosystem.