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SARP Deploys Software Assurance Tasking Checklist Tool for NASA-STD-8739.8A

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As part of the Software Assurance Research Program (SARP), the project team leading the “Software Assurance Tasking Checklists for NASA-STD-8739.8” project developed and deployed a tool to automate the identification of Software Assurance (SA) activities using Commercial Off-The-Shelf tools. This checklist tool is one of five research projects in Fiscal Year 2020 sponsored by SARP and aimed to address the current needs of the SA community across the agency.

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SARP Deploys Software Assurance Tasking Checklist Tool for NASA-STD-8739.8A

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SARP-Checklist-Hero

As part of the Software Assurance Research Program (SARP), the project team leading the “Software Assurance Tasking Checklists for NASA-STD-8739.8” project developed and deployed a tool to automate the identification of Software Assurance (SA) activities using Commercial Off-The-Shelf tools. This checklist tool is one of five research projects in Fiscal Year 2020 sponsored by SARP and aimed to address the current needs of the SA community across the agency.

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NASA-STD-8739.8 Recently Updated

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The Office of Safety and Mission Assurance (OSMA) Software Assurance program recently updated NASA-STD-8739.8, NASA Software Assurance and Software Safety Standard — formerly NASA Software Assurance Standard.

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SARP: NASA Secure Software Engineering Portal

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SSEP

“NASA Secure Software Engineering Portal,” a Software Assurance Research Program (SARP) project, intends to develop an online portal to provide user-friendly access to security-related software development knowledge.

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SARP: Automating Software Complexity Monitoring and Security Analysis

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Automating Software

“Automating Software Complexity Monitoring and Security Analysis,” a Software Assurance Research Program (SARP) project, intends to identify a set of complexity-related metrics and automatically generate them for use by Software Assurance personnel and developers throughout the entire software development process.

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SARP: Toward a Guide for Software Defect Tracking, Modeling, and Analysis

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One Software Assurance Research Program (SARP) project, “Toward a Guide for Software Defect Tracking, Modeling, and Analysis,” intends to connect software Reliability growth models to practical software defect tracking. 

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SARP: Software Assurance Tasking Checklists for NASA-STD-8739.8

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One Software Assurance Research Program (SARP) project, “Software Assurance Tasking Checklists for NASA-STD-8739.8,” intends to automate the identification of Software Assurance activities.

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Software Assurance and Software Safety Requirements Added to NASA Software Engineering Handbook

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SA Handbook

NASA-HDBK-2203B, NASA Software Engineering and Software Assurance Handbook was approved by the NASA chief engineer on April 20, 2020. This wiki-based NASA Technical Handbook provides users and practitioners with guidance material for implementing the requirements of NPR 7150.2, NASA Software Engineering Requirements and the implementation of the draft NASA Software Assurance and Software Safety requirements in NASA-STD-8739.8A, Software Assurance and Software Safety Standard.

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NASA’s Software Assurance Research Areas for FY20

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SARP

The NASA Software Assurance Research Program is sponsoring five research projects aimed to benefit Software Assurance processes across the agency. The research program is aligned to support goals to improve how NASA performs Software Assurance activities.

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NASA Software Engineering Requirements Now in Effect

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Software Policy
NPR 7150.2C, NASA Software Engineering Requirements went into effect Aug. 2. This policy applies to the complete software development life cycle, including software planning, development, testing, maintenance, retirement, operations, management, acquisition and assurance activities.
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SMA Leadership Profile: Tim Crumbley

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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.

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