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Architecture-Based Self-Protecting Software Systems

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dc.contributor.advisor Gomaa, HassanMalek, Sam Yuan, Eric
dc.creator Yuan, Eric 2016-09-28T10:23:53Z 2016-09-28T10:23:53Z 2016
dc.description.abstract Security is increasingly a principal concern that drives the design and construction of modern software systems. Since conventional software security approaches are often manually developed and statically deployed, they are no longer sufficient against today's sophisticated and evolving cyber security threats. This has motivated the development of \emph{self-protecting software} that is capable of detecting security threats and mitigating them through runtime adaptation techniques. Much self-protection research to-date, however, has focused on specific system layers (e.g., network, host, or middleware), but lacks the ability to understand the ``whole picture'' and deploy defensive strategies intelligently.
dc.format.extent 178 pages
dc.language.iso en
dc.rights Copyright 2016 Eric Yuan
dc.subject Computer science en_US
dc.subject Data Mining en_US
dc.subject Models at Runtime en_US
dc.subject Self-Adaptive Systems en_US
dc.subject Self-Protection en_US
dc.subject Software Architecture en_US
dc.subject Software Security en_US
dc.title Architecture-Based Self-Protecting Software Systems
dc.type Dissertation Ph.D. Computer Science George Mason University

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