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Software Security Engineering: A Guide for Project Managers (white paper)

White Paper
In this guide, the authors discuss our reliance on software and systems that use the internet or internet-exposed private networks.

Software Engineering Institute


Software is ubiquitous. Many of the products, services, and processes organizations use and offer are highly dependent on software to handle the sensitive and high-value data on which people’s privacy, livelihoods, and very lives depend. National security—and by extension citizens’ personal safety—relies on increasingly complex, interconnected, software-intensive information systems—systems that in many cases use the Internet or Internet-exposed private networks as their means for communication and transporting data.