A Framework for Reasoning about Assurance April 23 , 1998 Developed for : Document Number : ATR 97043 National Security Agency

@inproceedings{Williams1998AFF,
  title={A Framework for Reasoning about Assurance April 23 , 1998 Developed for : Document Number : ATR 97043 National Security Agency},
  author={Jeffrey R. Williams and G. F. Jelen},
  year={1998}
}
Informed decisions about security depend upon a complex set of factors related to both assurance and risk. In this paper we argue for a new definition of assurance, specifically describing its relationship to measurements of risk or security. The following definition expands the traditional definition of assurance to include a broad range of evidence, while narrowing the scope to a specific type of confidence. Assurance is a measure of confidence in the accuracy of a risk or security… CONTINUE READING
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