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A tool for managing evolving security requirements

Bergmann, Gábor; Massacci, Fabio; Paci, Federica; Tun, Thein; Varró, Dániel and Yu, Yijun (2011). A tool for managing evolving security requirements. In: CAiSE Forum, 22-24 June 2011, London, pp. 49–56.

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Requirements evolution management is a daunting process. Requirements change continuously making the traceability of requirements hard and the monitoring of requirements unreliable. Moreover, changing requirements might have an impact on the security properties a system design should satisfy: certain security properties that are satisfied before evolution might no longer be valid or new security properties need to be satisfied. This paper presents SeCMER, a tool for requirements evolution management developed in the context of the SecureChange project. The tool supports automatic detection of requirement changes and violation of security properties using change-driven transformations. The tool also supports argumentation analysis to check security properties are preserved by evolution and to identify new security properties that should be taken into account.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Authors
ISSN: 1613-0073
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetSecureChange
Extra Information: Proceedings of the CAiSE Forum 2011
London, UK, June 22-24, 2011.
Edited by Selmin Nurcan

Keywords: security requirements engineering; secure i; security argumentation; change impact analysis; security patterns
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 29995
Depositing User: Thein Tun
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2011 09:36
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2012 14:58
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