The following content comes from the Master of Software Assurance Reference Curriculum report [Mead 2010a], with maturity levels added for each BoK component.
1. Assurance Across Life Cycles
Outcome: Graduates will have the ability to incorporate assurance technologies and methods into life-cycle processes and development models for new or evolutionary system development, and for system or service acquisition.
1.1. Software Life-Cycle Processes
1.1.1. New development [L4]
Processes associated with the full development of a software system
1.1.2. Integration, assembly, and deployment [L4]
Processes concerned with the final phases of the development of a new or modified software ...