Automated Security Management by Mohammed Noraden Alsaleh, Ehab Al-Shaer, Adel El-Atawy

By Mohammed Noraden Alsaleh, Ehab Al-Shaer, Adel El-Atawy (auth.), Ehab Al-Shaer, Xinming Ou, Geoffrey Xie (eds.)

In this contributed quantity, prime overseas researchers discover configuration modeling and checking, vulnerability and threat overview, configuration research, and diagnostics and discovery. The authors equip readers to appreciate computerized protection administration structures and strategies that elevate total community assurability and value. those continually altering networks safeguard opposed to cyber assaults by means of integrating thousands of defense units equivalent to firewalls, IPSec gateways, IDS/IPS, authentication servers, authorization/RBAC servers, and crypto structures. automatic safety administration offers a few themes within the quarter of configuration automation. Early within the e-book, the bankruptcy authors introduce modeling and validation of configurations in keeping with high-level requisites and talk about the best way to deal with the protection danger due to configuration settings of community structures. Later chapters delve into the concept that of configuration research and why it is crucial in making sure the protection and performance of a appropriately configured procedure. The booklet concludes with how one can determine difficulties whilst issues get it wrong and extra. a variety of theoretical and functional content material make this quantity beneficial for researchers and execs who paintings with community systems.

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P; o/. o; Lio / 2 OLi . Lip à Lio /. o; Ip [ Io /g. • Use capability. p; t C= /. Here, we will only take positive 2 Modeling and Checking the Security of DIFC System Configurations 29 capabilities and secrecy labels as example for this and the following action definitions. t C 2 CpC /. p; Lsp [ ftg/g. • Delegate capability. p; q; t C /. It means that process p sends the capability t C to process q. q; Liq / 2 OLi . Lip à Liq /. q; Ip [ Iq /g, for the capability delegation could be used as a implicit information channel.

ACM (2010) 17. : Nusmv 2: an opensource tool for symbolic model checking. In: Computer Aided Verification, Copenhagen, pp. 241–268. Springer (2002) 18. : A decentralized model for information flow control. In: ACM SIGOPS Oper. Syst. Rev. 31, 129–142 (1997) 19. : Jflow: practical mostly-static information flow control. In: Proceedings of the 26th ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages, San Antonio, pp. 228–241. ACM (1999) 20. : Abstractions for usable information flow control in aeolus.

For example, Efstathopoulos and Kohler [12] provided a high-level policy description language and debugging mechanisms to simplify the programming in Asbestos. Harris et al. [13] created a tool that can automatically instrument DIFC code to “DIFC-unaware” programs. These works could help software developers make less mistakes in configuration. However, the mis-configuration problem could not be eliminated for two reasons. First, these assistant tools cannot construct all of the configurations required.

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