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
소프트웨어 연합(BSA | The Software Alliance, 이하 BSA)(www.bsa.org)은 각국 정부를 대상으로 세계 시장에서 전 세계 소프트웨어 업계를 대변하고 옹호하는 선도적 연합체입니다. 세계의 가장 혁신적 기업들이 회원사로 참여하며 경제에 활기를 불어 넣고 현대의 생활을 향상시키는 소프트웨어 솔루션을 만들어 내고 있습니다.
워싱턴 DC에 본부를 두고, 30개국이 넘는 국가들에서 운영되는 BSA는, 합법적 소프트웨어 사용을 증진시키고 기술 혁신을 촉진하며 디지털 경제의 성장을 추진하는 공공 정책을 지지하는 준법 프로그램들을 선도합니다.