Verifying Software Assurance with IBM’s Watson
Since its debut on Jeopardy in 2011, IBM’s Watson has generated a lot of interest in potential applications across many industries. As detailed in this podcast, Mark Sherman recently led a research team investigating whether the Department of Defense could use Watson to improve software assurance and help acquisition professionals assemble and review relevant evidence from documents. Specifically, Sherman and his team examined whether typical developers could build an IBM Watson application to support an assurance review.
About the Speaker
Dr. Mark Sherman is the Technical Director of the Cyber Security Foundations group in the SEI's CERT® Division at the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute. His team focuses on foundational research on the life cycle for building secure software and on data-driven analysis of cybersecurity. Prior to joining CERT, …Read more