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System of Systems Security

March 2008 Presentation
Bob Kent (System of Systems Security (SOSSEC) Integration Initiative)

Bob Kent of the System of System Security (SOSSEC) Integration Initiative discusses his organization and the role it plays in America's national defense and security.


Software Engineering Institute


SOSSEC is a broadly based industry consortium dedicated to improving by an order of magnitude the nation’s ability to detect, intervene, respond and recover to any and all threats on the Homeland. It is founded upon three principles:

  • A wide spectrum of capabilities. Basic research to major program management.
  • Innovative business practices that removes the barriers of normal practices.
  • Unique ability to respond to government requirements.