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Author Howser, G. ♦ McMillin, B.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2013
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Vehicles ♦ Security ♦ Cost accounting ♦ Computational modeling ♦ Roads ♦ Computers ♦ Wires ♦ modal logic ♦ information flow security ♦ cyber-physical systems ♦ drive-by-wire systems ♦ security models ♦ nondeducibility
Abstract Traditional security models partition the security universe into two distinct and completely separate worlds: us and them. This partition is absolute and complete. More complex situations are most commonly treated as sets of increasingly more secure domains. This view is too simplistic for cyber-physical systems. Absolute divisions are conceptually clean, but they do not reflect the real world. Security partitions often overlap, frequently provide for the high level to have complete access to the low level, and are more complex than an impervious wall. We present a model that handles situations where the security domains are complex or the threat space is ill defined. To demonstrate our method, we examine a 'drive by wire' system from both the traditional view and in light of the modern reality. This paper examines the system from the viewpoint of the driver with special emphasis on the driver's inability to determine who, or what, is actually in control of the automobile during critical situations.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Comput. Sci., Missouri Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Rolla, MO, USA (Howser, G.; McMillin, B.)
ISBN 9780769549866
ISSN 07303157
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2013-07-22
Publisher Place Japan
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 1.14 MB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 369
Ending Page 374


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library