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Dynamic Secure Aspect Modeling with UML: From Models to Code

  • Jan Jürjens
  • Siv Hilde Houmb
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3713)

Abstract

Security engineering deals with modeling, analysis, and implementation of complex security mechanisms. The dynamic nature of such mechanisms makes it difficult to anticipate undesirable emergent behavior. In this work, we propose an approach to develop and analyze security-critical specifications and implementations using aspect-oriented modeling. Since we focus on the dynamic views of a system, our work is complementary to existing approaches to security aspects mostly concerned with static views. Our approach includes a link to implementations in so far as the code which is constructed from the models can be analyzed automatically for satisfaction of the security requirements stated in the UML diagrams. We present tool support for our approach.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Jürjens
    • 1
  • Siv Hilde Houmb
    • 2
  1. 1.Software & Systems Engineering, Dep. of InformaticsTU MunichGermany
  2. 2.Department of Computer and Information ScienceNorwegian University of Science and TechnologyNorway

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