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Identification of Security Relevant Characteristics in Distributed Information Systems

by Stjerneby, Anna

Abstract (Summary)
This thesis suggests a set of system characteristics to be used when evaluating or analyzing the IT security of a distributed information system. Each characteristic is meant to be considered in the evaluation of relevant distributed system components. This is considered to be the first step towards finding a technique for modeling and evaluating the security of a system. The work also includes a definition of distributed information system components and a categorization of the found characteristics. The means used to identify the set of characteristics include a thorough investigation of the literature on the relevant subject, as well as a brainstorming session. Thereafter the material has been structured to form the results presented in this thesis.
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School:Linköpings universitet

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:it security distributed information systems architecture related system characteristics

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Date of Publication:01/01/2002

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