Security Extensions for Agile Methods

(Lightning talk, 10 min) [ Slides ]

Author(s): Torstein Nicolaysen (NTNU)
Session: Stories
Session chair: Patrick Kua (Thoughtworks)
Date: Wednesday, 2 June 2010: Main Conference
Time: 15:30-17:00
A disturbing trend is showing. More and more projects are done using Agile methods, and more and more software is connected to the Internet. This increases the risk of attack. No Agile method has techniques or practices for tackling software security activities in an Agile fashion, but somehow software security needs to be prioritized like any other software quality attribute. A suggestion on how to mitigate the problems encountered were a part of a student specialization project. The presentation contains the essence of this research as well as a walk-through of the new techniques.

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