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Secure Internet Programming : Security Issues for Mobile and Distributed Objects - Jan Vitek

Secure Internet Programming

Security Issues for Mobile and Distributed Objects

By: Jan Vitek (Editor), Christian D. Jensen (Editor)

Paperback Published: 2nd June 1999
ISBN: 9783540661306
Number Of Pages: 506

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Large-scale open distributed systems provide an infrastructure for assembling global applications on the basis of software and hardware components originating from multiple sources. Open systems rely on publicly available standards to permit heterogeneous components to interact. The Internet is the archetype of a large-scale open distributed system; standards such as HTTP, HTML, and XML, together with the widespread adoption of the Java language, are the cornerstones of many distributed systems. This book surveys security in large-scale open distributed systems by presenting several classic papers and a variety of carefully reviewed contributions giving the results of new research and development. Part I provides background requirements and deals with fundamental issues in trust, programming, and mobile computations in large-scale open distributed systems. Part II contains descriptions of general concepts, and Part III presents papers detailing implementations of security concepts.

Trust: Benefits, Models, and Mechanismsp. 3
Protection in Programming-Language Translationsp. 19
Reflective Authorization Systems: Possibilities, Benefits, and Draw- backsp. 35
Abstractions for Mobile Computationsp. 51
Type-Safe Execution of Mobile Agents in Anonymous Networksp. 95
Types as Specifications of Access Policiesp. 117
Security Properties of Typed Appletsp. 147
The Role of Trust Management in Distributed Systems Securityp. 185
Distributed Access-Rights Management with Delegation Certifi- catesp. 211
A View-Based Access Control Model for CORBAp. 237
Apoptosis - the Programmed Death of Distributed Servicesp. 253
A Sanctuary for Mobile Agentsp. 261
Mutual Protection of Co-operating Agentsp. 275
Access Control in Configurable Systemsp. 289
Providing Policy-Neutral and Transparent Access Control in Extensible Systemsp. 317
Interposition Agents: Transparently Interposing User Code at the System Interfacep. 339
J-Kernel: A Capability-Based Operating System for Javap. 369
Secure Network Objectsp. 395
History-Based Access Control for Mobile Codep. 413
Security in Active Networksp. 433
Using Interfaces to Specify Access Rightsp. 453
Introducing Trusted Third Parties to the Mobile Agent Paradigmp. 469
List of Authorsp. 493
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ISBN: 9783540661306
ISBN-10: 3540661301
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 506
Published: 2nd June 1999
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 15.77  x 2.67
Weight (kg): 0.64