Analysis of Threat-Factors for Biometric-Information Processing Systems According to Goal-Oriented Threat- Modeling

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 215)


As there is an increasing reliance on information systems in most organizations, there is also an increased risk of security accidents of information systems. Therefore, in order to verify the potential security risks and their results, it is necessary to have a security threat assessment process called threat modeling. However, research in security threat modeling has yet to mature as there is paucity of established techniques and tools to aid the threat modeling and formal analysis process. This study provides a method to design and analyze threats that occur in the bio-information processing system using the visual Goal-oriented threat modeling. In addition, it determines each threat based on the Goal-Threat model and defends itself through measuring repetitive assessment, vulnerability the degree of risk. Then, by designing each organization to perform security checks on its own, it supports to make it possible to easily find vulnerabilities in terms of administration and presents a recommendation to be performed in order to ensure stability.


Threat modeling Biometric information processing system Security threat 



This work was supported by the Security Engineering Research Center, granted by the Korea Ministry of Knowledge Economy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringKyungHee UniversityYongin-siKorea
  2. 2.Division of Information and CommunicationBaekseok UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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