The International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering is the leading symposium for dissemination of state-of-the-art software reliability research and engineering practice. The 12th edition of ISSRE will be held in the New World Renaissance Hotel in Hong Kong, and will have as special theme Software Reliability Engineering for Internet and E-Commerce. Hong Kong is a fitting place to focus on software reliability engineering aspects of the Internet revolution. The city plays a role of singular importance as China¡¦s chief source for world-class services and networks. In addition, Hong Kong continues to act as a gateway to many Asian markets. At ISSRE 2001 we bring together the major regional and international players, for a stimulating exchange of ideas and experience in creating dependable Internet services.