Living with untrusted software | SDW 2016
Living with untrusted software | SDW 2016 | Dr David Everett
What makes you think your software is working correctly? The chances are it was specified at least incompletely and was developed with a significant number of bugs. And on top of that you have the hardware which will also have failures and do you know how a hardware failure will effect the operation of the software. There is no silver bullet just a different mind set in how software is developed, this is nothing to do with agile development its all about defensive coding - but everybody's doing that - aren't they?
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