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Attack Surface Inflation
July-Aug. 2011 (vol. 9 no. 4)
pp. 85-86
Security is a tax of $500-$1500 per user per year, more than the devices, connectivity services, and software license costs combined, and all the while the attack surface inflates. Can measurement help?

1. P.K. Manadhata and J.M. Wing, "An Attack Surface Metric," IEEE Trans. Software Eng., vol. 27, no. 3, 2011; tinyurl.com6dcoyzn

Index Terms:
attack surface, odds ratio, relative risk, metrics, measurement,
Citation:
Daniel E. Geer Jr., "Attack Surface Inflation," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 85-86, July-Aug. 2011, doi:10.1109/MSP.2011.78
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