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Software Assurance Competency Model
Software Engineering Institute
  • Thomas B Hilburn, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Mark Ardis, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Glen Johnson, (ISC)2
  • Andrew J. Kornecki, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Nancy Mead, Software Engineering Institute
Date of Original Version
Technical Report
Abstract or Description
This Software Assurance (SwA) Competency Model was developed to create a foundation for assessing and advancing the capability of software assurance professionals. To help organizations and individuals determine SwA competency across a range of knowledge areas and units, this model provides a span of competency levels 1 through 5, as well as a decomposition into individual competencies based on knowledge and skills. This model also provides a framework for an organization to adapt the model's features to the organization's particular domain, culture, or structure.


Citation Information
Thomas B Hilburn, Mark Ardis, Glen Johnson, Andrew J. Kornecki, et al.. "Software Assurance Competency Model" (2013)
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