Skip to main content

How It Works

1. Analyze

Information is gathered about the language, platform, features, compliance, and tools in order to determine the relevant threats and countermeasures through, using automated sources (via integrations with source code repos, or asset management systems, and/or a simple short project survey.


2. Classify

After discovering the attributes of the application, SD Elements automatically classifies it based on inherent risk according to your security and compliance policies.



3. Translate

SD Elements translates complex requirements and compliance policies into actionable tasks from its extensive knowledge base (two words) or your custom policies and controls including sample code and test plans to mitigate risks.



4. Validate

SD Elements validates that controls have been implemented through test cases and integrations with security tools like Micro Focus Fortify & WebInspect, IBM AppScan, Veracode, Checkmarx, White Hat, and other popular scanning tools. ​



5. Monitor

Robust tailored reporting provides continuous visibility to the security profile and audit readiness. You can monitor progress, profile the risk, and generate audit compliance reports instantly.



Enterprise Delivery Services

Get your team up and running with our step-by-step, repeatable implementation methodology and best practices. Our professional services cover activities from business process design through to configuration and on-boarding.

Question about SD Elements?

Talk to an Expert

Question about how SD Elements works?

Learn how SD Elements can help your organization adopt an automated approach to balanced development.