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A Framework for Exploiting Security Expertise in Application Development

  • Theodoros Balopoulos
  • Lazaros Gymnopoulos
  • Maria Karyda
  • Spyros Kokolakis
  • Stefanos Gritzalis
  • Sokratis Katsikas
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4083)

Abstract

This paper presents a framework that employs security ontologies and security patterns to provide application developers with a way to utilize security expertise. Through the development of a security ontology, developers locate the major security-related concepts relevant to their application context. Security patterns are then integrated with these concepts to provide tested solutions for accommodating security requirements.

Keywords

Information Security Security Requirement Application Development Class Hierarchy Misuse Case 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Theodoros Balopoulos
    • 1
  • Lazaros Gymnopoulos
    • 1
  • Maria Karyda
    • 1
  • Spyros Kokolakis
    • 1
  • Stefanos Gritzalis
    • 1
  • Sokratis Katsikas
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Information and Communication Systems Security (Info-Sec-Lab), Department of Information and Communication Systems EngineeringUniversity of the AegeanSamosGreece

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