Date Added: Dec 2011
Security engineering is a new research area in software engineering that covers the definition of processes, plans and designs for security. The researchers are working in this area and however there is a lack in security requirements treatment in this field. The security requirements is one of the non functional requirements which acts as constrains on the functions of the system. An increasing part of the communication and sharing of information in the society utilizes electronic media. Many organizations, especially distributed and Net-centric are entirely dependent on well functioning information systems. Thus, IT security is becoming central to the ability to fulfill business goals, build trustworthy systems, and protect assets.