Archive by category 'Trusted Computing'
 
IMA as a standalone service
July 22nd, 2007 By shazkhan

The following paras are from the linux mailing list which is a mail sent by ibm ima team. They are working out this userspace ima thingy. I am still not satisfied. Mr. TAT can you plz verify it? I can email u the patches and the related mails as well.  This is a request for comments for a subset...

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TPM Manager for Linux released!
July 6th, 2007 By clickforamin

Ruhr-University Bochum and Sirrix AG have developed an open source application providing an easy to use graphical user interface to manage and configure a Trusted Platform Module (TPM). The TPM Manager can be used on PC systems equipped with a TPM that is supported by the Linux kernel. Users of such...

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Slim, EVM and TPM (3.2.0)
June 2nd, 2007 By shazkhan

Follow this link  for a simple idea. Further it has a link to ibm research page. This link metions an old study but this page will be updated. Let me know what you ppl think of it. It is a more updated approach than IMA. And it is a loadable userspace module! Mr. MMA will like it. Sir Mr. MMA I am waiting...

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An EBook
May 31st, 2007 By shazkhan

`This is an old but nice book regarding Trusted System and Computer Security. One can appreciate the author’s clear ideas and imagination about the subject. http://nucia.unomaha.edu/library/gasserbook.pdf

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TPM Emulator
May 30th, 2007 By shazkhan

Mr. TAT was installing and configuring TPM emulator. It would not run because of some driver initialization problem. I was thinking if it make sense, do we need to install tpm drivers? I mean maybe the emulator does not include drivers. Although it had some /dev/tpm and tpmd entries but we can try this...

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The Practical Part Starts Now
May 27th, 2007 By shazkhan

As soon as I am over with Recluze, I am going to start working with IPSec and SELinux now that my literature survey is complete (I think so). Next I plan to get some help from MR. MMA to let me in on his findings regarding how to stack IMA on SELinux. I personally think using TPM’s PCR will be...

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SELinux Internals
April 19th, 2007 By shazkhan

I am studying how selinux is implemented in the kernel. This obiously enables me to know how lsm is also spread out in the kernel. I have not yet started out with LXR and ima because IMA is a patch and not source code! Well patch can be viewed as a text document but I did not find any source code. Does...

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