Understanding and managing risk in software systems

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When software is used in safety-critical, security-critical, or mission-critical situations, it is imperative to understand and manage the risks involved. A risk assessment methodology and toolset have been developed which are specific to software systems. This paper describes the concepts of the methodology, with emphasis on the experience of designing a toolset to support the methodology. Also presented are results of applying the methodology to two real software-based products: the software toolset itself, and a network firewall.

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Fletcher, S.K.; Jansma, R.; Lim, J.; Murphy, M. & Wyss, G. July 1, 1995.

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When software is used in safety-critical, security-critical, or mission-critical situations, it is imperative to understand and manage the risks involved. A risk assessment methodology and toolset have been developed which are specific to software systems. This paper describes the concepts of the methodology, with emphasis on the experience of designing a toolset to support the methodology. Also presented are results of applying the methodology to two real software-based products: the software toolset itself, and a network firewall.

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OSTI as DE95013833

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  • Computer security applications conference, New Orleans, LA (Luxembourg), 11-15 Dec 1995

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  • Other: DE95013833
  • Report No.: SAND--95-1234C
  • Report No.: CONF-951236--1
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 114488
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc626812

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Fletcher, S.K.; Jansma, R.; Lim, J.; Murphy, M. & Wyss, G. Understanding and managing risk in software systems, article, July 1, 1995; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc626812/: accessed July 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.