Archive by category 'MAC on mobile platform'
 
DBAMP Readme
June 24th, 2011 By Waqar Afridi

The DBAMP Project Hosted on sourceforge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/sergdbamp/) contains all the deliverables (also linked from the Milestone chart), Follow the Following steps to Run each of them on your Mobile (Neo FreeRunner). 1. Milestone 6 contains openmoko rootfs along with all the required...

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History And Evolution of MAC
August 2nd, 2010 By alishinwari

1  History of Mandatory Access Control Evolution of mandatory access control can be traced back to the early efforts Defense Science Board starting in October 1967 to enhance security that would protect classified information exposed to remote access and resource sharing. The task force presented...

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Discreationary Access Control
July 29th, 2010 By alishinwari

Discretionary Access Control A general notion of discretionary security suggests that DAC [1] [2] is any security policy or a security mechanism where ordinary users are involved in defining the security policy. Discretionary access control (DAC) is defined by the Trusted Computer System Evaluation...

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Mandatory Access Control
July 29th, 2010 By alishinwari

Mandatory Access Control Mandatory access control (1) aims to improve the security of computer systems by overcoming the weaknesses found in the discretionary access control systems. One of the major weaknesses of DAC is that it treats all of the processes of a user equally and does not differentiate...

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Role Based Access Control
July 29th, 2010 By alishinwari

Role Based Access Control The idea of role based access control was first introduced during the 1970’s and this model is most widely implemented on computer systems where the number of users is relatively large, where it became increasingly difficult for a system administrator to define and...

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Introduction The mobile devices and their related technologies have been developing significantly and have changed a lot during the last decade. With the passage of time the computing capabilities of these mobile devices have been increasing rapidly, which are now comparable to the personal computers...

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Implementation of SELinux on Openmoko
July 22nd, 2010 By alishinwari

This blog shows how to port SELinux on OpenMoko Neo Free Runner where we build the infrastructure for mobile platforms based on ARMv4t. It is based on the Linux kernel 2.6.24 and  run policy version 19 with support for Booleans. Most of the work is cross compilation with thorough understanding...

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