Trusted virtual domains: Color your network


Trusted Virtual Domains (TVDs) provide a secure IT infrastructure offering a homogeneous and transparent enforcement of access control policies on data and network resources. In this article, we give an overview of the fundamental ideas and basic concepts behind TVDs, present a realization of TVDs, and discuss application scenarios.

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Dr. Luigi Catuogno is responsible for network and system administration at the University of Salerno, Italy. He was a visiting researcher at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.

Hans Löhr is research assistant at the Horst Görtz Institute for IT-Security (HGI) at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Mark Manulis is professor at the Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED) at Technical University Darmstadt, Germany.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi is professor at the Horst Görtz Institute for IT-Security (HGI) at Ruhr-University Germany.

Christian Stüble is CTO of Sirrix AG security technologies.

Marcel Winandy is research assistant at the Horst GÖrtz Institute for ITSecurity (HGI) at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.

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Catuogno, L., Löhr, H., Manulis, M. et al. Trusted virtual domains: Color your network. DuD 34, 289–294 (2010).

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