Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
SEI Podcast Series

Selected Category: Software Assurance

September 24, 2015

A Software Assurance Curriculum for Future Engineers

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Nancy R. Mead

"We had a number of universities that made changes to their curricula to try to offer courses, tracks, and even degree programs in software assurance. Among them are Stevens  Institute of Technology. Of course, Carnegie Mellon, the U.S. Air Force Academy, University of Detroit-Mercy, University of Houston, Illinois Central College, and also ISC Squared, a training and certification organization."

"We had a number of universities that made changes to their curricula to try to offer courses, tracks, and even degree programs in software assurance. Among them are Stevens  Institute of Technology. Of course, Carnegie Mellon, the U.S. Air Force Academy, University of Detroit-Mercy, University of Houston, Illinois Central College, and also ISC Squared, a training and certification organization."

Categories: Software Assurance

April 09, 2015

Data Driven Software Assurance

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Michael D. Konrad

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Art Manion

"If you are building software that is going to exchange messages on the internet or be part of a web service or something, there are a handful of attacks you can very well predict. They are going on all the time in the background.  "

"If you are building software that is going to exchange messages on the internet or be part of a web service or something, there are a handful of attacks you can very well predict. They are going on all the time in the background.  "
January 29, 2015

Predicting Software Assurance Using Quality and Reliability Measures

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

William Nichols

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Carol Woody

"The combination of good quality practices and a focus on defect removal as well as the vulnerability tracking tools, gives you the best approach that we’ve seen. We have seen five or six specific cases where this strategy has produced really outstanding results."

"The combination of good quality practices and a focus on defect removal as well as the vulnerability tracking tools, gives you the best approach that we’ve seen. We have seen five or six specific cases where this strategy has produced really outstanding results."

Categories: Software Assurance

February 27, 2014

Assuring Open Source Software

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Kathryn Ambrose-Sereno

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Naomi Anderson

"Everyone seem to be playing in this space right now...The government certainly is looking at this for cost efficiencies. We're seeing an emergence of social platforms. The software repositories are serving as an opportunity for developers who have an interest in similar products to work on each other's software"

"Everyone seem to be playing in this space right now...The government certainly is looking at this for cost efficiencies. We're seeing an emergence of social platforms. The software repositories are serving as an opportunity for developers who have an interest in similar products to work on each other's software"

Categories: Software Assurance

January 16, 2014

Software Assurance Cases

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Charles Weinstock

"The point of the assurance case and the thing that the government is understanding is that it creates an artifact that allows them or their independent assessor…to evaluate that the evidence shows the claim's been satisfied."

"The point of the assurance case and the thing that the government is understanding is that it creates an artifact that allows them or their independent assessor…to evaluate that the evidence shows the claim's been satisfied."

Categories: Software Assurance