The Evolution of the CWE Development and Research Views
This paper explains the evolution of the two main views in CWE, CWE-699 (Development Concepts) and CWE-1000 (Research Concepts). It identifies the methodologies used for constructing the views, including the emphasis on providing clear names and descriptions.
A Status Update: The Common Weaknesses Enumeration
NIST Static Analysis Summit, Gaithersburg, MD Jun 29, 2006.
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The Case for Common Flaw Enumeration
This technical white paper discusses the reasons and rational behind the CWE initiative. PDF document. November 8, 2005 - Robert A. Martin and Steve Christey (MITRE), and Joe Jarzombek (DHS) (NIST Workshop on "Software Security Assurance Tools, Techniques, and Methods", Long Beach, CA., USA)
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