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Building Secure Software for Mission Critical Systems (2015)

  • November 2015
  • By Mark Sherman
  • This presentation explores the expanding landscape of vulnerabilities that accompanies an increasing reliance on software and examines key steps to help mitigate the increased risk.
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
  • This presentation was created for a conference series or symposium and does not necessarily reflect the positions and views of the Software Engineering Institute.
  • Abstract

    The role of software in critical missions continues to expand. As new technologies evolve that depend on the flexibility of software, attack surfaces increase and new vulnerabilities emerge. This talk explores the expanding landscape of vulnerabilities that accompanies the increasing reliance on software and examines key steps to help mitigate the increased risk. Topics include the development of appropriate requirements for the mission, system, and software; development and testing practices for increasing confidence in software assurance; and evaluation approaches for existing systems. The talk will conclude with a view of emerging approaches to further improve the delivery and sustainment of mission critical software.

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