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General Information
    • ISSN: 2301-3559
    • Frequency: Quarterly
    • DOI: 10.18178/LNSE
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Jemal Antidze
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nina Lee
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Prof. Jemal Antidze
I. Vekua Scientific Institute of Applied Mathematics
Tbilisi State University, Georgia
I'm happy to take on the position of editor in chief of LNSE. We encourage authors to submit papers concerning any branch of Software Engineering.

LNSE 2014 Vol.2(1): 104-109 ISSN: 2301-3559
DOI: 10.7763/LNSE.2014.V2.104

Towards Measurement of Security Effectiveness Enabling Factors in Software Intensive Systems

Reijo M. Savola
Abstract—Adequate information security effectiveness during system operation is the ultimate goal of all security solutions for software-intensive systems. Sufficient and credible measurement of security effectiveness supports informed decision-making in engineering and management practices throughout the system development life cycle. Although detail-level security metrics can be developed for special purposes, their meaningfulness suffers if their relationship to the overall security effectiveness objectives cannot be traced. This paper analyzes the factors contributing to security effectiveness of software-intensive systems.

Index Terms—Security, security metrics, security effectiveness, software-intensive systems.

R. M. Savola is with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Kaitoväylä 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland (e-mail: reijo.savola@vtt.fi).


Cite: Reijo M. Savola, "Towards Measurement of Security Effectiveness Enabling Factors in Software Intensive Systems," Lecture Notes on Software Engineering vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 104-109, 2014.

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