The Software Assurance CBK and University Curricula




The recently proposed Secure Software Assurance Common Body of Knowledge is a first effort at collecting information about security-enhanced programming and systems development. One of its stated goals is to drive curriculum development in academic institutions. This paper analyzes the SwACBK’s usefulness in programs for advanced undergraduate and graduate education, and offers suggestions for strengthening it.

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The version posted here is a manuscript version. The definitive version was published in the Proceedings from the Tenth Colloquium on Information Systems Security Education/i>, June 2006.