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81. PBX Vulnerability Analysis: Finding Holes in Your PBX Before Someone Else Does
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-24
Published: 4/1/2001
Author: David R Kuhn
Abstract: This report presents a generic methodology for conducting an analysis of a Private Branch Exchange (PBX) in order to identify security vulnerabilities. The report focuses on digital-based PBXs and addresses the following areas for study: System Arc ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151223

82. The NIST Model for Role-Based Access Control: Towards a Unified Standard
Published: 7/26/2000
Authors: R. Sandhu, David F Ferraiolo, David R Kuhn
Abstract: This paper describes a unified model for role-based access control (RBAC). RBAC is a proven technology for large-scale authorization. However, lack of a standard model results in uncertainty and confusion about its utility and meaning. The NIST model ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916402

83. Converting System Failure Histories Into Future Win Situations
Published: 1/7/2000
Authors: D Wallace, David R Kuhn
Abstract: Most complex systems today contain software, and systems failures activated by software faults can provide lessons for software development practices and software quality assurance. This paper presents an analysis of software-related failures of med ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151672

84. Lessons from 342 Medical Device Failures
Published: 11/17/1999
Authors: D Wallace, David R Kuhn
Abstract: Today's highly complex systems often contain software. Lessons can be learned about softwaredevelopment and assurance concerning quality practices, from system failures activated bysoftware faults. This paper presents an analysis of failures of medi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151659

85. Software Quality Lessons From Medical Device Failure Data
Report Number: 6407
Published: 11/1/1999
Authors: D Wallace, David R Kuhn
Abstract: Most complex systems today contain software, and systems failures activated by software faults can provide lessons for software development practices and software quality assurance. This report presents an analysis of 342 software-related failures o ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151673

86. Software Certification: Testing and Measurement
Published: 7/30/1999
Authors: S A. Wakid, David R Kuhn, D Wallace
Abstract: The focus of this article is on cost effective processes for measuring conformance, dependability, and performance of software as three key attributes of its quality. This article discusses the application of principles of measurement science to sof ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151664

87. A Role-Based Access Control Model and Reference Implementation Within a Corporate Intranet
Published: 2/1/1999
Authors: David F Ferraiolo, John Barkley, David R Kuhn
Abstract: This paper describes NIST's enhanced RBAC model and our approach to designing and implementing RBAC features for networked Web servers. The RBAC model formalized in this paper is based on the properties that were first described in Ferraiolo and Kuhn ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916551

88. Role-Based Access Control for the Web
Published: 10/29/1998
Authors: John Barkley, David R Kuhn, Lynne S. Rosenthal, Mark Skall, Anthony V. Cincotta
Abstract: Establishing and maintaining a presence on the World Wide Web (Web), once a sideline for U.S. industry, has become a key strategic aspect of marketing and sales. Many companies have demonstrated that a well designed Web site can have a positive effec ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916554

89. Role Based Access Control on MLS Systems Without Kernel Changes
Published: 10/23/1998
Author: David R Kuhn
Abstract: Role based access control (RBAC) is attracting increasing attention as a security mechanism for both commercial and many military systems. This paper shows how RBAC can be implemented using the mechanisms available on traditional multi-level security ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916540

90. Software Standards
Published: 10/22/1998
Authors: David R Kuhn, Thomas R. Rhodes, Christopher E Dabrowski
Abstract: This article describes software standards and their characteristics. Development considerations for programmers using standards are explained as well.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151642



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