Rethinking Security through Systems Security Engineering

Published: December 21, 2016


Ronald S. Ross, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte


This bulletin summarizes the information presented in NIST SP 800-160: Systems Security Engineering: Considerations for a Multidisciplinary Approach in the Engineering of Trustworthy Secure Systems. The publication addresses the engineering-driven perspective and actions necessary to develop more defensible and survivable systems, inclusive of the machine, physical, and human components that compose the systems and the capabilities and services delivered by those systems.
Citation: ITL Bulletin - December 2016
Report Number:
December 2016
NIST Pub Series: ITL Bulletin
Pub Type: NIST Pubs

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assurance, implementation, integration, protection needs, resiliency, risk management, risk treatment, security architecture, security requirements, stakeholder, system-of-systems, system element, system life cycle, systems, systems engineering, systems security engineering, trustworthiness
Created December 21, 2016, Updated July 26, 2017