SAFECode is neither a standards body nor a lobbying association. Rather it is a non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to increasing trust in information and communications technology products and services through the advancement of proven software assurance methods. As a collaborative effort of leading technology companies committed to software assurance excellence, SAFECode provides a forum for subject matter experts to come together to work on some of the most challenging issues faced by the IT industry. There is no single solution or “right way” to address software assurance. Indeed, there are many different ways to succeed. SAFECode provides an opportunity to bring the best methods together in a manner that helps vendors and their customers better manage risk.