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[1 Jun 2008 | One Comment | ]

I found an organizing frame for quality attributes (security, performance, … etc.) on SoftwareArchitectures.com and I think it’s helpful.  They organize quality attributes by the following:

Runtime system qualities
Non-runtime system qualities
Business qualities
Architecture qualities
Domain specific qualities.

Quality Attribute Frame
This table shows an example of some quality attributes organized by the Quality Attribute Frame

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Quality Attribute List

Architecture, Performance, Requirements, Security »

[1 Jun 2008 | 3 Comments | ]

When thinking about quality, I tend to draw from the following quality attributes:

Availability
Buildability
Conceptual Integrity
Evolvability
Extensibility
Functionality
Implementation Transparency
Integrability
Interoperability
Maintainability
Performance
Portability
Reliability
Reusability
Scalability
Security
Serviceability
Subsetability
Supportability
Testability
Usability

Security, Uncategorized »

[7 Apr 2008 | Comments Off | ]

If you know the underlying principles for security, you can be more effective in your security design.  While working on Improving Web Application Security: Threats and Countermeasures, my team focused on creating a durable set of security principles.  The challenge was to make the principles more useful.  It’s one thing to know the principles, but another to turn it into action. 
Turning Insights Into Action
To make the principles more useful, we organized them using our Security Frame.  Our Security Frame is a set of actionable, relevant categories that shape your key …