Software Assurance Metrics and Tool Evaluation.

  title={Software Assurance Metrics and Tool Evaluation.},
  author={Paul E. Black},
  booktitle={Software Engineering Research and Practice},
  • Paul E. Black
  • Published 2005 in Software Engineering Research and Practice
The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is starting two ambitious projects to (1) develop a taxonomy of software security flaws and vulnerabilities, (2) develop a taxonomy of software assurance (SA) functions and techniques which detect those flaws, (3) perform and maintain a survey of SA tools implementing the functions, (4) develop testable specifications of SA functions and explicit tests, include a standard reference dataset, to evaluate how closely tools implement… CONTINUE READING

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