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An aspect-oriented approach for software security hardening

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dc.contributor.author Mouheb, Djedjiga
dc.contributor.author Talhi, Chamseddine
dc.contributor.author Mourad, Azzam
dc.contributor.author Lima, Victor
dc.contributor.author Debbabi, Mourad
dc.contributor.author Wang, Lingyu
dc.contributor.author Pourzandi, Makan
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-17T11:11:37Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-17T11:11:37Z
dc.date.copyright 2009 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/8357
dc.description.abstract Security is a very challenging task in software engineering. Enforcing security policies should be taken care of during the early phases of the software development life cycle to prevent security breaches in the final product. Since security is a crosscutting concern that pervades the entire software, integrating security solutions at the software design level may result in scattering and tangling security features throughout the entire design. To address this issue, we propose in this paper an aspect-oriented approach for specifying and enforcing security hardening solutions. This approach provides software designers with UML-based capabilities to perform security hardening in a clear and organized way, at the UML design level, without the need to be security experts. We also present the SHP profile, a UML-based security hardening language to describe and specify security hardening solutions at the UML design level. Finally, we explore the efficiency and the relevance of our approach by applying it to a real world case study and present the experimental results. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title An aspect-oriented approach for software security hardening en_US
dc.type Conference Paper / Proceeding en_US
dc.title.subtitle from design to implementation en_US
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200804853 en_US
dc.author.department Computer Science and Mathematics en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.keywords Security requirements en_US
dc.keywords UML design en_US
dc.keywords Security hardening en_US
dc.keywords Security patterns en_US
dc.keywords Aspect-oriented programming en_US
dc.keywords Aspect-oriented modeling en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Mouheb, D., Talhi, C., Mourad, A., Lima, V., Debbabi, M., Wang, L., & Pourzandi, M. (2009, July). An Aspect-Oriented Approach for Software Security Hardening: from Design to Implementation. In SoMeT (pp. 203-222). en_US
dc.author.email azzam.mourad@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.conference.date September 23 - 25, 2009 en_US
dc.conference.place Prague, Czech Republic en_US
dc.conference.title 8th International Conference on Software Methodologies, Tools and Techniques (SoMeT_09) en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Azzam_Mourad/publication/221026496_An_Aspect-Oriented_Approach_for_Software_Security_Hardening_from_Design_to_Implementation/links/004635278175b78bcc000000.pdf en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9434-5322 en_US
dc.publication.date 2009 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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