How can we justify trust in software based systems?

  • Janusz Górski


The paper introduces the notion of trust case and explains its meaning within the context of IT systems. It reports on the experiences gained during development of a trust case for a complex IT system for drugs distribution and application. Several open research problems related to development, management and use of trust cases are identified and enumerated.

Key words

trust modeling safety security composability medical applications 


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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Janusz Górski
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  1. 1.Department of Software EngineeringGdańsk University of TechnologyGdańsk

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