Software Security Metric Development Framework (An Early Stage Approach)
American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications
Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2013, Pages: 150-155
Received: Nov. 30, 2013; Published: Dec. 20, 2013
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A. Agrawal, Department of Computer Science, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Urdu, Arabi-Farsi University, Lucknow, India
R. A. Khan, Department of IT, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India
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Abstract
This paper does an extensive survey on software security metrics and put forth an effort to characterize design time software security. Misconceptions associated to security metrics have been identified and discussed. A list of characteristics good security metrics should posses is listed. In absence of any standard guideline or methodology to develop early stage security metrics, an effort has been made to provide a strong theoretical basis to develop such a framework. As a result, a Security Metrics Development Framework has been proposed in this paper. Our next effort will be to implement the proposed framework to develop security metrics in early stage of software development life cycle.
Keywords
Software Security, Software Security Metrics, Metric Development, Design Phase
To cite this article
A. Agrawal, R. A. Khan, Software Security Metric Development Framework (An Early Stage Approach), American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2013, pp. 150-155. doi: 10.11648/j.ajsea.20130206.14
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