• Get Involved
    Get Involved
    The mission of the Consortium for Information & Software Quality™ (CISQ™) is to develop international standards to automate software quality measurement and to promote the development and sustainment of secure, reliable, and trustworthy software.

  • Software Bill of Materials
    ISO/IEC 5055:2021
    CISQ Automated Source Code Quality Measures is now an ISO standard ensuring the trustworthiness, dependability, and resilience of software systems.

  • 2021 Cyber Resilience Summit
    Save the Date
    2021 Cyber Resilience Summit
    Our annual Cyber Resilience Summit will take place on October 12th, 2021, at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, VA.

  • Software Bill of Materials
    New Project
    DevOps and Modernization Measures
    The new CISQ Working Group is developing architecture and flow measures for modernization and DevOps pipelines.

  • Software Bill of Materials
    New Specification
    Software Bill of Materials
    A tool-to-tool bill of materials metamodel for tracking components, origin, and chain of custody.

  • Data Protection and Privacy
    New Specification
    Data Protection and Privacy
    Measures 89 CWEs in source code impacting data leakage or data corruption.

The Cost of Poor Software Quality in the US: A 2020 Report

Operational software failures, poor quality legacy systems, and unsuccessful IT projects cost the U.S.
$2.08 trillion last year, which is 10% of the country's GDP.

New ISO Standard: ISO 5055

ISO 5055 is the first ISO standard to measure software qualities such as security and reliability, with measures taken directly from internal, structural aspects of software rather than from its operational behavior.

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