Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) Symposium

Proceedings of the Third Annual Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland USA, March 12-16, 2007

ISBN: 978-1-932078-67-1, 2007, 120 pages, 8.5 x 11, Soft cover

This book contains 14 original papers on SELinux, an operating system program designed to protect against software vulnerabilities. The papers were originally presented at a 2007symposium sponsored by IBM, Red Hat, Tresys, and Hewlett-Packard. The book contains programming and other guidance for those using SELinux to improve the security of computer operating systems.

Security-Enhanced Darwin: Porting SELinux to Mac OS X
Christopher Vance, Todd C. Miller, Robert Dekelbaum and Andrew Reisse, SPARTA, Inc.
 
Enforcing Security Enhanced Linux Policies in a Networked Policy Domain
Joshua Brindle, Karen Vance and Chad Sellers, Tresys Technology
 
Using the Flask Security Architecture to Facilitate Risk Adaptable Access Controls
Machon Gregory and Peter Loscocco, National Security Agency
 
Using GConf as an Example of How to Create an Userspace Object Manager
James Carter, National Security Agency
 
Application of the Flask Architecture to the X Window System Server
Eamon F. Walsh, National Information Assurance Research Laboratory,National Security Agency
 
FCGlob: A New SELinux File Context Syntax
Don Miner, University of Maryland, Baltimore County and James Athey, Tresys Technology, LLC
 
Towards Intuitive Tools for Managing SELinux: Hiding the Details but Retaining the Power
James Athey, Christopher Ashworth, Frank Mayer and Don Minner, Tresys Technology, LLC
 
Madison: A New Approach to Policy Generation
Karl MacMillan, Red Hat
 
Setroubleshoot: A User Friendly Tool to Diagnose AVC Denials
John Dennis, Red Hat
 
The Design and Implementation of a Guard Installation and Administration Framework
Boyd Fletcher, USJFCOM J9 & SPAWAR Systems Center San Diego, Chris Roberts, General Dynamics and Kurt Risser, Dataline
 
Securing Inter-Process Communications in SELinux
Spencer Shimko and Joshua Brindle, Tresys Technology, LLC
 
Integrating SELinux with Security-Typed Languages
Boniface Hicks, Sandra Rueda, Trent Jaeger and Patrick McDaniel, Systems and Internet Infrastructure Security Laboratory (SIIS), Computer Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
 
Porting Legacy Multilevel Secure Applications to Security Enhanced Linux
Andy Suchoski and Rick Supplee, Hewlett Packard Company
 
Extending Linux for Multi-Level Security
George Wilson, IBM Corporation, Klaus Weidner, Atsec Information Security Corporation and Loulwa Salem, IBM Corporation

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