November 2015



Public Access Encouraged

Because the authors, contributors, and publisher are eager to engage the broader community in open discussion, analysis, and debate regarding a vital issue of common interest, this document is distributed…



Get Involved

As stated in the¬†Mission Statement, the IEEE Center for Secure Design will provide guidance on: Recognizing software system designs that are likely vulnerable to compromise. Designing and building software systems…




Always Consider the Users

Almost every software system in existence today interacts in one way or another with human beings. The users of a software system range from those in charge of fielding, configuring,…



Use Cryptography Correctly

Cryptography is one of the most important tools for building secure systems. Through the proper use of cryptography, one can ensure the confidentiality of data, protect data from unauthorized modification,…