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System of Systems Software Assurance Initiative

  • June 2010
  • This brochure describes research that is developing a set of theories, methods, and practices to lower the cost and reduce the time achieve confidence.
  • Software Assurance
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
  • Abstract

    The system of systems software assurance (SoSSA) team focuses on

    • assurance that undiscovered defects and vulnerabilities as well as unanticipated usage, environmental conditions, reconfiguration, and evolution will not impair functioning unacceptably

    • reliability, security, and performance

    • systems of systems in which rapid end-user adaptation is needed 

    • the use of structured argumentation (assurance cases) to achieve justified confidence in SoS behavior


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