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Dramatically Reducing Software Vulnerabilities



Paul E. Black, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte


This bulletin summarized the information presented in NISTIR 8151: Dramatically Reducing Software Vulnerabilities: Report to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. The publication starts by describing well known security risks and presents a list of specific technical approaches that have the potential to make a dramatic difference in reducing vulnerabilities.
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Black, P. , Feldman, L. and Witte, G. (2017), Dramatically Reducing Software Vulnerabilities, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 25, 2024)


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Created January 18, 2017, Updated May 4, 2021