Isolated Execution Environments

  • Amit VasudevanEmail author
  • Jonathan M. McCune
  • James Newsome
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)


An execution environment that is isolated from the device operating system (Sect. 3.1) is perhaps the most critical security feature described in (Sect. 3). Such an environment can be used to run secure services that multiplex hardware-backed security features, such as secure storage (sect. 3.2), amongst the various stake-holders, including third party application developers.


Mobile Device Virtual Machine Execution Environment Guest Operating System Operating System Kernel 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amit Vasudevan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jonathan M. McCune
    • 1
  • James Newsome
    • 1
  1. 1.Carnegie Mellon University, CyLabPittsburghUSA

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