New STAMP/STPA modeling tool – STAMP Workbench – released!

IPA-logo.gifOn March 30th, Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan(IPA) released the first edition of their STAMP/STPA modeling tool called “STAMP Workbench” and we’re pleased and proud to announce that this tool uses Astah as its platform.

blubar-big So what is STAMP and STPA?

STAMP (Systems-Theoretic Accident Model and Processes) is a new accident causality model based on systems theory and systems thinking developed by Prof. Nancy Leveson at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. STAMP integrates into engineering analysis the causal factors in complex systems such as software, new technology and safety culture.


STPA Handbook

STPA (Systems-Theoretic Process Analysis) is a powerful new hazard/cybersecurity analysis technique based on STAMP. You can download STPA Handbooks (available both in English and Japanese) from MIT PSAS Site.

blubar-big First edition of STAMP/STPA tool, and it’s free

IPA has been conducting their deep research of STAMP and STPA, survey of safety analysis and evaluation processes in Japanese software development industries and finally released their first edition of the tool, not only for researchers but anyone who’d like to implement STAMP/STPA in actual industries.
So they have opened the door for Japanese industries and gave us a tool. If you are familiar with Astah already, you will pick it up quickly. Even if you are not, a manual will help you start out.


Control Structure Diagram in STAMP Workbench

blubar-big Let’s start now!

Download STAMP Workbench:

STAMP Workbench Manual:

STAMP Workbench Manual

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