Sunday, May 4, 2008

Trusted Computer Base and Reference Monitor

Te Orange Book (Department of Defense Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria)
defines the trusted computer base (TCB) as the combination of all hardware, firmware and software responsible for enforcing the security policy.

The Reference Monitor also defined at Orange Book, and refers to an abstract machine that mediates all accesses to objects by subjects.

1 comment:

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