Escort: Securing Scout paths

Oliver Spatscheck, Larry Peterson

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Scout is a communication-oriented operating system that can be specialized for different information appliances. It uses paths as an explicit first class object to describe the flow of information through the system. Escort is the security architecture for Scout. It uses the explicit knowledge provided by a path abstraction to secure information flow in a flexible manner.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalProceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Symposium on Research in Security and Privacy
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy - Oakland, CA, USA
Duration: May 4 1997May 7 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software


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