US: BSA Software Security Framework Launch Event
Covington & Burling LLP
On April 30, BSA hosted a breakfast discussion to launch the BSA Framework for Secure Software in Washington, DC. After welcoming remarks from Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance, Ashden Fein, Partner at Covington & Burling LLP, discussed global software security developments. Tommy Ross, BSA’s Senior Policy Director, then presented BSA’s Framework, a first-of-its-kind tool for guiding and assessing efforts to enhance software security. The event also featured remarks by Rafi Martina, who spoke on behalf of Senator Mark Warner (D-VA). Following the presentations, senior representatives from government, media, think-tanks, and industry stakeholders all participated in the discussion of the framework and its potential role.
Attendees included senior representatives from the Department of State, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA), the Senate Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee, T-Mobile, Intel, Cloudflare, Cisco, the US Chamber of Commerce, the Consumer Technology Association, the Business Roundtable, the Telecommunications Industry Association, New America, the Center for Strategic & International Studies, Accenture, R Street Institute, Venable, Synopsys, Monument Policy, Tenable, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, Politico, Bloomberg, and Inside Cybersecurity, as well as BSA members Adobe, IBM, Salesforce, Siemens, Splunk, and Workday.
- Opening Remarks: Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance
- Keynote Speaker: Rafi Martina for Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)
- Presentation on Software Security: Ashden Fein, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
- Presentation on BSA’s Framework for Secure Software: Tommy Ross, Senior Policy Director, BSA | The Software Alliance
BSA |“软件联盟”(www.bsa.org) 是全球软件行业的主要倡导者，旨在代表该行业，向政府和国际市场发声。其成员包括全球最具创新力的公司，这些公司制定的软件解决方案，不但能够刺激经济，还能提升现代生活的品质。
BSA 的总部位于华盛顿特区，其营运机构遍布 30 多个国家。BSA 凭借这些机构，率先涉足合规项目，以期促进使用合法软件、倡导制定公共政策，并以此培养技术创新能力，以及推动发展数字经济。