Model to Quantify Availability at Requirement Phase of Secure Software
American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications
Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015, Pages: 86-91
Received: Sep. 4, 2015; Accepted: Sep. 16, 2015; Published: Sep. 26, 2015
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Nikhat Parveen, Department of Computer Application, Integral University, Lucknow, India
Mohammad Rizwan Beg, Department of Computer Application, Integral University, Lucknow, India
M. H. Khan, Department of Computer Engineering, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow, India
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A number of security mechanisms are available to protect data such as digital signature, audits log, encryption, refining etc. however they completely not able to stop malevolent attacks. Hackers and attackers continuously try to exploit security which can be easily pushed through loopholes that are available at users end. The core reasons for such problem are mainly generated by terrible software requirements which are implemented without proper analysis of risks and threats. In order to reduce vulnerabilities security requirements standards, policies are tightly bound and used right from the beginning of software development. The major purpose of security standards and policy is to ensure that the data is always available at random in order to support security requirements against identified risks. The focus on this paper is to propose a model to quantify availability (MQAR) by using multiple regression technique at requirement phase. To rationalize the model statistical data is used to validate assess availability at requirement level and the significance of this study concludes that the calculated data is highly acceptable.
Software Security, Requirement Attributes, Security Quantification, Availability Quantification Model
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Nikhat Parveen, Mohammad Rizwan Beg, M. H. Khan, Model to Quantify Availability at Requirement Phase of Secure Software, American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2015, pp. 86-91. doi: 10.11648/j.ajsea.20150405.12
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