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Panel: Secure Software Workforce Development Panel Session

January 2017 Presentation
Girish Seshagiri (Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc), Nancy R. Mead, William Newhouse (NIST), James W. Over

This panel discussed programs designed to meet the growing need for software assurance professionals.

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

This panel discussed programs designed to meet the growing need for software assurance professionals. Included were a definition of software assurance, details about the software assurance curriculum project, which provides curriculum for software assurance education programs throughout the country. It discussed curriculum development for Master's programs, undergraduate programs, and community college programs. A timeline for a community college and industry apprenticeship program is included.