Chapter 4. Engineering Competencies

with Tom Hilburn and Dan Shoemaker

4.1 Security Competency and the Software Engineering Profession1

1. This section is drawn from The Software Assurance Competency Model: A Roadmap to Enhance Individual Professional Capability [Mead 2013a].

Modern society increasingly relies on software systems that put a premium on quality and dependability. The extensive use of the Internet and distributed computing has made software security an ever more prominent and serious problem. So, the interest ...

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