• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course delves into the practical aspects of software safety, focusing on real-world applications, case studies, and the lessons learned from them. It emphasizes the significance of software safety documentation and reporting, with a special focus on MIL-STD-882E and its comparison with other critical safety standards such as ISO 26262 and IEC 61508. The course aims to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of how these standards are applied in various industries, highlighting successes, challenges, and key lessons. Through a comprehensive analysis of case studies, including those from aerospace and other sectors, participants will gain practical insights into the effective implementation of software safety standards.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the principles of software safety engineering
  • Identify common pitfalls and challenges in software safety
  • Analyze case studies of software failures and their impact on safety
  • Apply risk assessment techniques to software development processes
  • Develop strategies for ensuring software reliability and resilience
  • Explore regulatory frameworks and standards related to software safety
  • Collaborate effectively with stakeholders to address safety concerns throughout the software lifecycle

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Risk Management
  • Network Services
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Threat Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management