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Software Engineering Ethics Research Institute

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SEERI Issues

SEERI Issues Links

The links below redirect to the pages of their respective certification webpages. Click the link to open in a new tab. 

CIW Certification: Click the link to find out how to become a Certified Internet Webmaster.

IBM Certification: IBM offers certifications that are unique to their products.

IEEE Certification: The IEEE Society is in the process of developing a certification program for Software Engineers.

Microsoft Certification: Take a look at Microsoft's training and Certification information.

Micro Focus Certification: Micro Focus offers certification on several of their products.

Oracle Certification: Oracle has a good page for information on how to become certified for their products. 

The link(s) below redirect to an article related to licensing in software engineering. Click the link to open in a new tab.

"Issues in Licensing and Certification of Software Engineers": An article by Nancy Mead for the Software Engineering Institute that addresses issues in licensing and certification for Software Engineers.

The link(s) below redirect to an article related to malpractice in software engineering. Click the link to open in a new tab. 

"Computer Malpractice and Other Legal Problems Posed by Computer Vaporware"An interesting article by Ronald N. Weikers, Esq.

"Computer Malpractice"An excellent article by Cem Kaner.

"Legal Issue Related to Software Quality": Another article by Cem Kaner

The link(s) below redirect to an article related to negligence in software engineering. Click the link to open in a new tab. 

"Negligence, Professional Competence and Computer Systems": This article, by Diane Rowland from the University of Wales, was written in June of 1999 prior to the "Millenium Bug", but the author includes many examples of negligence in software development.

"Determining Negligence in Computer Error and Injury": A good article by Marc Green. Ph.D.

"Software Negligence and Testing Coverage": An article by Cem Kaner about computer negligence and the importance of good testing.

The link(s) below redirect to a webpage related to their specific legistation. Click the link to open in a new tab. 

The Communications Decency Act

The Digital Millenium Copyright Act

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