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SFIA View: Secure software and systems development

Secure software and systems development

Systems development management DLMG

Planning, estimating and executing systems development work to time, budget and quality targets.

Systems and software life cycle engineering SLEN

Establishing and deploying an environment for developing, continually improving, and securely operating software and systems products and services.

Systems design DESN

Designing systems to meet specified requirements and agreed systems architectures.

Software design SWDN

Specifying and designing software to meet defined requirements by following agreed design standards and principles.

Network design NTDS

Designing communication networks to support strategic and operational requirements and producing network strategies, architectures, policies and related documentation.

Hardware design HWDE

Specifying a hardware design model for a defined system architecture.

Programming/software development PROG

Developing software components to deliver value to stakeholders.

Systems integration and build SINT

Planning, implementing and controlling activities to synthesise system components to create operational systems, products or services.

Testing TEST

Investigating products, systems and services to assess behaviour and whether this meets specified or unspecified requirements and characteristics.

Real-time/embedded systems development RESD

Designing and developing reliable real-time software typically within embedded systems.

Penetration testing PENT

Testing the effectiveness of security controls by emulating the tools and techniques of likely attackers.