Consolidating Advice on Trustworthy Software

Date:
Tuesday 29 January 2013

Time:
6.00pm for 6.30pm start.

Venue:
Room RM 326, 3rd Floor, Reginald Mitchell Building, Southampton Solent University, SO14 0RD | Maps

Speaker:
Ian Bryant, Technical Director of the UK's Trustworthy Software Initiative

Cost:
Free of charge, for both BCS and Non-BCS members.

Joint event between the BCS Hampshire Branch, BCS Quality SG, BCS e-Learning SG and Southampton Solent University.

The presentation summarises recent activities on producing and promulgating consensus guidance under the Trustworthy Software Initiative (TSI).
TSI has recently published its Trustworthy Software Framework (TSF), (on 19th November, see http://www.uk-tsi.org). This aims to provide an impartial means of understanding various domain specific terminologies, Citations, Methodologies and Data-sharing techniques (CMD).

TSI is also working with the Professionals - including BCS - to produce a number of training, education and awareness outputs, including material focused both at GCSE/English Baccalaureate and Undergraduate levels to address the future workforce, and Continuing Professional Development for the current workforce. The presenter has a leading role for both activities.

Ian Bryant is the Technical Director of the United Kingdom's Trustworthy Software Initiative, a cross sector, public-private partnership remitted to "Make Software Better".

This role is based at the Cyber Security Centre (CSC) at De Montfort University, where he is on academic attachment from the Ministry of Defence.
He is also involved in a number of national and international Information Security Committees, including Chairing the UK National IA forum (NIAF), being Deputy Chair of the BSI Panel IST/033/-/4 (Information Security Controls) with the lead responsibility for ISO/I EC activity in Architecture, Cybersecurity, Incident Management and Software matters, and contributing to ETSI's MTS SIG.

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