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SHIELDS: Detecting known security vulnerabilities from within design and development tools

Principal investigator: Professor Nahid Shahmehri
Members: David Byers
Shanai Ardi
Partners: SINTEF ICT
European Software Institute
Fraunhofer IESE
Telecom & Management SudParis
Montimage SARL
TXT E-Solutions, Spa
Funding agency: European Union
Related projects: Methods and Tools for Secure Software
Keywords: software security, software engineering, vulnerability modeling


The main objective of SHIELDS is to increase software security by bridging the gap between security experts that software practitioners and by providing the software developers with the means to effectively prevent occurrences of known vulnerabilities when building software.

Additional information is available on the SHIELDS project website.


  • See the LiU publication database.

Page responsible: Nahid Shahmehri
Last updated: 2009-08-24