An Overview of the SoBP for Software in the Context of DS 00-56 Issue 4

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Defence Standard 00-56 Issue 4 is the current contractual safety standard for UK MOD projects. It requires the production of a structured argument, supported by diverse evidence, to show that a system is safe for a defined purpose within a defined environment. This paper introduces a Standard of Best Practice which has been produced by the Software Systems Engineering Initiative to provide guidance for software compliance with Defence Standard 00-56 Issue 4.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaking Systems Safer
EditorsC. Dale, T. Anderson
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)978-1-84996-086-1
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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