SMA Leadership Profile: Tim Crumbley
May 06, 2019
In March, Crumbley stepped into a new role as the Office of Safety and Mission Assurance Software Assurance technical fellow. Crumbley is responsible for establishing the agency-level Software Assurance procedures, policies, training and requirements for NASA. Overall, Crumbley leads Software Assurance policy development and provides research program oversight, technical direction, and support for the agency and its partners.
SARP Sponsors 10 Research Initiatives in FY18
October 31, 2018
Researchers completed 10 NASA Software Assurance Research Program (SARP)-sponsored research projects aimed to benefit Software Assurance processes across the agency and presented the results to the Software Assurance Working Group (SAWG). After SAWG selected initiatives in 2017, researchers were given a year to develop, analyze, test, record findings and present results.
SARP Sponsors Nine Research Initiatives
January 18, 2018
Researchers wrapped up nine NASA Software Assurance Research Program-sponsored research projects aimed to benefit Software Assurance processes across the agency and presented the results to the Software Assurance Working Group (SAWG). After select proposed initiatives were chosen in 2016, researchers were given a year to develop, analyze, test, record findings and present results to the SAWG. Two of the projects were multi-year studies that continued from the prior year.
Updated Complex Electronics Assurance Handbook Works in Partnership With Engineering Handbook
February 29, 2016
Updates to NASA-HDBK-8739.23, Complex Electronics Handbook for Assurance Professionals, went into effect on Feb. 2, 2016. These changes brought the assurance handbook into alignment with NASA-HDBK-4008, Programmable Logic Devices (PLD) Handbook.
SARP Supports Software Assurance Research Projects
August 07, 2015
SARP supports research initiatives with agency-wide impact, including multi-year studies.
Secure Coding Portal
July 31, 2015
The first issue of NASA Secure Coding features the article "Secure Coding Portal." Continue reading for the full article.
SMA Program Profile: Independent Verification and Validation
June 01, 2015
NASA’s Independent Verification and Validation Program reduces risk associated with safety- and mission-critical software.
Europa Clipper Uses New Software Assurance Process
May 28, 2015
The Europa Clipper is the first mission to integrate into its design a new Software Assurance process on managing Command File Errors.
SMA Leadership Profile: Greg Blaney
March 02, 2015
Greg Blaney leads NASA IV&V with a focus on teamwork, safety, values, customer satisfaction and supporting mission success across the agency.
Agile Development Brings New Challenges for Software Assurance at NASA
September 04, 2014
Agile development helps support NASA’s next-generation missions, but it also poses new challenges for Software Assurance oversight.