Developing Secure Embedded Software

Many organizations are only now becoming aware of the need to incorporate into their software . Raising awareness of common pitfalls is the first step to avoid falling prey to them, but awareness by itself is insufficient. Understanding security is one thing; applying that understanding in a complete and consistent fashion to meet security goals is quite another. Effectively addressing security requires a combination of people, process, and technology. No single tool, technique, or process will ever provide a complete solution. This paper explains why some commonly used approaches to security typically fail and outlines a development strategy for getting security right.

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