Changes between Version 94 and Version 95 of EducationalAssignments/SecurityLayerPartOne

Changes between Version 94 and Version 95 of EducationalAssignments/SecurityLayerPartOne

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Changes between Version 94 and Version 95 of EducationalAssignments/SecurityLayerPartOne

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  • EducationalAssignments/SecurityLayerPartOne

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    55This assignment will help you understand security mechanisms.  You will be guided through the steps of creating a reference monitor using the security layer functionality in Repy V2.  A reference monitor is an access control concept that refers to an abstract machine 
    6 that mediates all accesses to objects by subjects.  This can be used to allow, deny, or change the behavior of any set of calls. 
     6that mediates all access to objects by subjects.  This can be used to allow, deny, or change the behavior of any set of calls. 
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    88One critical aspect of creating a reference monitor is to ensure it cannot be bypassed.   While not a perfect solution, it is useful to create test cases to see whether your security layer will work as expected.  (The test cases may be turned in as part of the [wiki:EducationalAssignments/SecurityLayerPartTwo next assignment].)