Accession Number:

ADA472363

Title:

Software Security Assurance: A State-of-Art Report (SAR)

Descriptive Note:

State-of-the-Art rept.

Corporate Author:

INFORMATION ASSURANCE TECHNOLOGY ANALYSIS CENTER (IATAC) HERNDON VA

Report Date:

2007-07-31

Pagination or Media Count:

396.0

Abstract:

This Information Assurance Technology Analysis Center IATAC State-of-the-Art SOAR describes the current state-of-the-art in software security assurance. It provides an overview of the current state of the environment in which defense and national security software must operate then surveys current and emerging activities and organizations involved in promoting various aspects of software security assurance. The SDAR also describes the variety of techniques and technologies in use in government, industry, and academia for specifying, acquiring, producing, assessing, and deploying software that can, with a justifiable degree of confidence, be said to be secure. Finally, the SOAR presents observations about noteworthy trends in software security assurance as a discipline.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Systems Management and Standards

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE