Software security in agile software development: A literature review of challenges and solutions

Klaus Reche Riisom, Martin Slusarczyk Hubel, Hasan Mousa Alradhi, Niels Bonde Nielsen, Kati Kuusinen, Ronald Jabangwe

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Abstract

There has been a surge in number of software security threats and vulnerabilities in recent times. At the same time, expectations towards software and data security are growing. Thus there is a need to ensure that security-related tasks are effectively integrated in the software development process. However, integrating security practices with agile software development is not trivial due to, for instance, differences in process dynamics and concentration on functional vs non-functional requirements. In this short paper we present a literature review on challenges and solutions when adopting security in agile software development contexts. Our findings show that there are ongoing efforts to integrate security-practices in agile methods, but more research is needed to make the processes more optimized and simpler for developers.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationXP '18 Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Agile Software Development: Companion
Number of pages5
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Publication date1. Jan 2018
Article number5
ISBN (Print)9781450364225
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1. Jan 2018
Event19th International Conference on Agile Software Development, XP 2018 - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 21. May 201825. May 2018

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Conference19th International Conference on Agile Software Development, XP 2018
CountryPortugal
CityPorto
Period21/05/201825/05/2018

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Keywords

  • Agile software development
  • Literature review
  • Secure software development
  • Security engineering
  • Software security

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Riisom, K. R., Hubel, M. S., Alradhi, H. M., Nielsen, N. B., Kuusinen, K., & Jabangwe, R. (2018). Software security in agile software development: A literature review of challenges and solutions. In XP '18 Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Agile Software Development: Companion [5] Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3234152.3234189
Riisom, Klaus Reche ; Hubel, Martin Slusarczyk ; Alradhi, Hasan Mousa ; Nielsen, Niels Bonde ; Kuusinen, Kati ; Jabangwe, Ronald. / Software security in agile software development : A literature review of challenges and solutions. XP '18 Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Agile Software Development: Companion. Association for Computing Machinery, 2018.
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Software security in agile software development : A literature review of challenges and solutions. / Riisom, Klaus Reche; Hubel, Martin Slusarczyk; Alradhi, Hasan Mousa; Nielsen, Niels Bonde; Kuusinen, Kati; Jabangwe, Ronald.

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Riisom KR, Hubel MS, Alradhi HM, Nielsen NB, Kuusinen K, Jabangwe R. Software security in agile software development: A literature review of challenges and solutions. In XP '18 Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Agile Software Development: Companion. Association for Computing Machinery. 2018. 5 https://doi.org/10.1145/3234152.3234189