Software Security Engineering: A Guide for Project Managers (white paper)
May 2013 • White Paper
In this guide, the authors discuss our reliance on software and systems that use the internet or internet-exposed private networks.
Software is ubiquitous. Many of the products, services, and processes organizations use and offer are highly dependent on software to handle the sensitive and high-value data on which people’s privacy, livelihoods, and very lives depend. National security—and by extension citizens’ personal safety—relies on increasingly complex, interconnected, software-intensive information systems—systems that in many cases use the Internet or Internet-exposed private networks as their means for communication and transporting data.