Trusted Operating Systems in Web-based Computing
Paul McNabb - Argus Systems Group, Inc.
Sep 04, 1998
AbstractTrusted Operating Systems (TOS) were initially designed and implemented to meet U.S. Department of Defense requirements during the early and mid 1980s. Historically, TOS were not considered pertinent to commercial security concerns, and were relegated to specialized environments within the Defense and Intelligence communities. The explosive growth in the Internet, combined with the new models for connecting internal corporate LANs to the Internet for public access to internal servers, has resulted in a new generation of TOS technology geared specifically to meeting the security threats implied by such interconnectivity.
This talk, also given at the Black Hat Briefings '98 in Las Vegas, presents the new paradigm for direct transaction servers and explains how the latest TOS technology is rapidly becoming part of the security infrastructure in the worldwide e-commerce and I-banking markets.
About the SpeakerPaul McNabb is a Purdue alumnus, receiving the BS and MS degrees in 1980 and 1984, respectively. He hs spent 18 years working in Unix administration and research, the last 10 of which have been involved in trusted operating systems and security. He is the VP and CTO of Argus Systems Group.
The views, opinions and assumptions expressed in these videos are those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of CERIAS or Purdue University. All content included in these videos, are the property of Purdue University, the presenter and/or the presenter’s organization, and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The collection, arrangement and assembly of all content in these videos and on the hosting website exclusive property of Purdue University. You may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, or in any other way exploit any part of copyrighted material without permission from CERIAS, Purdue University.
- Ultra-Secure, Ultra-Reliable Trusted Microelectronics Development Project to Focus on Hardware First
- Purdue’s Garimella Gets U.S. Presidential Nod for National Science Board
- More News »