Industry Partnerships

Dell Technologies participates in multiple industry organizations to collaborate with other leading vendors to define, evolve and share best practices to help shape the future of security innovation and technologies.

Some of Dell’s industry affiliations include (in alphabetical order):
  • Advanced Cyber Security Center (ACSC) – The ACSC brings together industry, university and government organizations to address the most advanced cyber threats. Their focus is on sharing cyber threat information, engaging in next-generation cybersecurity research and development, creating education programs that will address the shortfall in cyber talent, and advancing public policies that will enhance security.
  • Building Security in Maturity Model (BSIMM) – BSIMM evaluates the industry’s software security initiatives so organizations can see where their security efforts stand and how they should evolve. Dell Technologies is one of only seven firms worldwide that has contributed to the initial version of BSIMM (2008).
  • Center for Internet Security (CIS) – CIS is a community-driven nonprofile focused on making the connected world a safer place for people, businesses and goverments through core competencies of collaboration and innovation. CIS is responsible for CIS Controls® and CIS BenchmarksTM, globally recongized best practices for securing IT systems and data.
  • Charter of Trust – Dell Technologies has joined 15 industry leading organizations to sign and participate in the Charter of Trust, which calls for binding rules and standards to build trust in cybersecurity and further advance digitalization. The Charter of Trust focuses on three important objectives: 1) protect the data of individuals and companies; 2) prevent damage to people, companies and infrastructures; and 3) create a reliable foundation on which confidence in a networked, digital world can take root and grow.
  • Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) – CSA is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders. 
  • Cybersecurity Tech Accord – The Cybersecurity Tech Accord brings together technology companies that create and operate online technologies in a coalition commited to foundational cybersecurity principles and to improving the security, stability and resilience of cyberspace.
  • Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) – The DMTF creates open manageability standards spanning diverse emerging and traditional IT infrastructures including cloud, virtualization, network, servers and storage. Member companies and alliance partners worldwide collaborate on standards to improve the interoperable management of information technologies.
  • FIDO Alliance – The FIDO Alliance is an open industry association focused on changing the nature of authentication with open standards that reduce the world’s over reliance on passwords, are simplier for consumers to use and are easier for service providers to deploy and manage.
  • Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) – FS-ISAC is an industry consortium dedicated to reducing cyber-risk in the global financial system. Serving financial institutions around the globe, and in turn their customers, the organization leverages its intelligence platform, resiliency resources and a trusted peer-to-peer network of experts to anticipate, mitigate and respond to cyberthreats.
  • Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) – FIRST is a recognized global leader in incident response and aims to foster cooperation and coordination in incident prevention, to stimulate rapid reaction to incidents, and to promote information sharing among members and the community at large and security teams.
  • Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) – is an international, cross-sector effort dedicated to reducing cyber risk by developing and deploying practical, real-world solutions that measurably improve our collective cybersecurity.
  • Information Technology Industry Council  (ITI) – ITI is a trade association that represents companies from the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. As an advocacy organization, ITI works to influence policy issues aimed at encouraging innovation and promoting global competitiveness.
  • Information Technology Information Sharing and Analysis Center (IT-ISAC) – IT-ISAC is focused on global efforts to strengthen the IT infrastructure through cyber information sharing and analysis. Members help their companies improve their incident response through trusted collaboration, analysis and coordination, and drive decision-making by policymakers on cybersecurity, incident response, and information sharing issues.
  • Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEEE) – IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.
  • Internet Engineering Taskforce (IETF) – IETF is a large, open international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the secure operation of the Internet.
  • Object Management Group (OMG) – Dell Technologies is a board member of OMG, an international, not-for-profit technology standards consortium. Dell Technologies is a founding and contributing member of both the Digital Twin Consortium (DTC) and Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) OMG programs.
  • Open Compute Project (OCP) – OCP is a collaborative community focused on redesigning hardware technology to efficiently support the growing demands on compute infrastructure.
  • Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) – The OpenSSF is a cross-industry organization that brings together the industry’s most important open source security initiatives and the individuals and companies that support them. The OpenSSF is committed to collaboration and working both upstream and with existing communities to advance open source security for all.
  • Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) – OASIS is a nonprofit consortium that drives the development, convergence and adoption of open standards for the global information society. OASIS promotes industry consensus and produces worldwide standards for security, Internet of Things, cloud computing, energy, content technologies, emergency management, and other areas.
  • Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode) – SAFECode, co-founded by Dell Technologies, is an industry-led effort to identify and promote best practices for delivering more secure and reliable software, hardware, and services.
  • Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) – is a non-profit, global organization focused on developing and promoting architectures, standards and education programs to advance storage technology and to facilitate the efficient management, movement and security of information.
  • The Open Group – The Open Group works to capture, clarify, and integrate current and emerging technology requirements, establish standards and policies, and share best practices.  The Open Group Security Forum focuses on managing and reducing IT-related risks, securing the IT environment and raising confidence levels in business IT operations.
  • Trusted Computing Group (TCG) – Dell Technologies is a board member of TCG, a not-for-profit organization formed to develop and promote trusted computing technologies. TCG enables the benefits of trust in computing devices from mobile to embedded systems, as well as networks, storage, infrastructure, and cloud security. More than a billion devices include TCG technologies.