Reference: Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL)
Keep an eye on Microsoft’s upcoming release of SDL-related programs:
- the SDL Pro Network,
- the SDL Optimization Model,
- and the Microsoft SDL Threat Modeling Tool 3.0
For Training and Resources visit http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/security/cc448120.aspx
Security is an important matter for us all, and Microsoft is doing its part in providing you with the right tools, technology, techniques and guidance to ensure you access to the full range of security capabilities within our platform.
I particularly and strongly recommend that you take a look at the Threat Modeling Tool. The current release rocks! http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=59888078-9daf-4e96-b7d1-944703479451&displaylang=en