This is a special Software Assurance (SwA) edition of the Journal of Cyber Security & Information Systems, published by the Cyber Security & Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC). This edition explores different aspects of developing, deploying and training on how to build assured software. Articles are contributed by software
Topic: Agile Development
Over the last 30 years, the DoD has struggled to adapt to the ever-changing world of software development. Of these many struggles, implementing Agile software development and practicing systems security engineering are two struggles that continue to plague the DoD. In an attempt to overcome both of these hurdles, this paper presents a Software Assurance
Delivering a Software Intensive System (SIS) that is on time, within budget and with the required functionality with traditional systems processes has been problematic (Hagan 2011). This problem will only increase as the complexity of SISs within the Department of Defense (DoD) grows and more functionality within systems is relegated to software (Force
This journal issue covers Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. Articles in this issue discuss how SCADA systems can improve efficiency but also present new challenges. How those challenges can be addressed by applying agile software engineering methods to systems engineering.