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Analyzing the dynamics of software vulnerability detection using a logistic curve

K.I. Netkachova
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Security characteristics of different software products are analyzed and compared based on the data collected from public vulnerability databases. An approximation of the cumulative failure distribution by a logistic function is presented, the boundaries of different stages are outlined, which makes it possible to introduce a new metric, determine the current stage of the product and predict the vulnerability detection rate expected in the future.
Keywords: vulnerabilities, coefficient of vulnerabilities, logistic function, OTS components
Reference:
Netkachёva, E.Y. (2012), "Yssledovanye dynamyky obnaruzhenyia uiazvymostei v prohrammnыkh komponentakh s yspolzovanyem lohystycheskoi kryvoi" , Information Processing Systems, Vol. 3(101), pp. 240-244.