Measuring Quality & Security in Software

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Bob Martin, a principal engineer at MITRE systems, returns in this week's IT Software Quality Report to discuss the role of software managers in mission critical applications with CISQ Director, Dr. Bill Curtis.

Learn the differences between measuring quality & security for physical products versus software. Bob tell us that when discussing "reliability" in software, one needs think about security and how someone might influence or degrade a system to do something that wasn't anticipated or wanted.

Listen to or download this episode now! [powerpress] CAST is a proud member of the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ). As a member, we are committed to participating in the development of global standards for IT software quality and measurement.

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