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A Type Inference Algorithm for Secure Ambients

Barbanera, F., Dezani, M., Salvo, I. and Sassone, V. (2001) A Type Inference Algorithm for Secure Ambients At Theory of Concurrency, Higher Order and Types, TOSCA Workshop 2001.. , 19 pp.

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Abstract

We consider a type discipline for the Ambient Calculus that associates ambients with security levels and constrains them to be traversed by or opened in ambients of higher security clearance only. We present a bottom-up algorithm that, given an untyped process $P$, computes a minimal set of constraints on security levels such that all actions during runs of $P$ are performed without violating the security level priorities. Such an algorithm appears to be a prerequisite to use type systems to ensure security properties in the web scenario.

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Published date: 2001
Venue - Dates: Theory of Concurrency, Higher Order and Types, TOSCA Workshop 2001., 2001-01-01
Keywords: security levels, access control, ambient calculus, types
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 262286
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/262286
PURE UUID: 1d3be150-c417-42cc-9f5e-10520556532f

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Date deposited: 11 Apr 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:52

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Author: F. Barbanera
Author: M. Dezani
Author: I. Salvo
Author: V. Sassone

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