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Software and Systems Division


The mission of the Software and Systems Division (SSD) is to work with industry, academia and other government agencies to accelerate the development and adoption of correct, reliable, testable software, leading to increased trust and confidence in deployed software; promulgate methods to develop better standards and testing tools for today's software infrastructures and tomorrow's next-generation software systems; advance the state of the art of software testing by developing scientifically rigorous, breakthrough techniques to automatically generate tests that are cheaper to develop and more comprehensive; lead efforts for conformance testing, especially at the early stage of standards development; develop integrated test environments to coalesce systems; facilitates the transfer of these activities and technologies into national infrastructures and commercial sectors." -- SSD Division Chief


Articles of interest....

Workshop to Identify Initial Public Safety Security Requirements for Mobile Apps, Orlando, FL, February 25, 2014.

Computer Forensic Investigators Rely on the NIST Software Library, (pgs. 6-7) Evidence Technology Magazine, Jan/Feb 2014

NIST Forensic Science Efforts Take Center Stage in Seattle, February 18-22, 2014

Connectathon takes new direction, Healthcare IT News, January 31, 2014

NIST Revising Mobile Forensics Guide, GovInfo Security, September 9, 2013

Stanford Libraries preserves historical software collection with Federal Agency, March 5, 2013

NIST Tools Boosts Software Security, FedTech Magazine, February 8, 2013

Conferences and Events


Ram Sriram to give the keynote speech at the Internet of Things 2014 Conference, entitled, "Smart Networked Systems and Societies: Towards Smart Healthcare," October, 8, 2014, Cambridge, MA.

Ontology Summit 2014, April 28-29, 2014 - co-organized by NIST


General Information:
Ram Sriram, Division Chief
301-975-3262 Telephone
301-975-6097 Facsimile

100 Bureau Drive, M/S 8970
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8970