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High-Performance Computing Security Architecture, Threat Analysis, and Security Posture

February 9, 2024
Author(s)
Yang Guo, Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Lowell Wofford, Rickey Gregg, Gary Key, Antwan Clark, Catherine Hinton, Andrew Prout, Albert Reuther, Ryan Adamson, Aron Warren, Purushotham Bangalore, Erik Deumens, Csilla Farkas
Security is essential component of high-performance computing (HPC). HPC systems often differ based on the evolution of their system designs, the applications they run, and the missions they support. An HPC system may also have its own unique security

Guide to a Secure Enterprise Network Landscape

November 17, 2022
Author(s)
Ramaswamy Chandramouli
Access to multiple cloud services, the geographic spread of enterprise Information Technology (IT) resources (including multiple data centers), and the emergence of microservices-based applications (as opposed to monolithic ones) have significantly altered

Security Guidelines for Storage Infrastructure

October 26, 2020
Author(s)
Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Doron Pinhas
Storage technology, just like its computing and networking counterparts, has evolved from traditional storage service types, such as block, file, and object. Specifically, the evolution has taken two directions: one along the path of increasing storage

Determining Forensic Data Requirements for Detecting Hypervisor Attacks

August 7, 2019
Author(s)
Changwei Liu, Anoop Singhal, Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Duminda Wijesekera
Hardware/Server virtualization is a key feature of data centers used for cloud computing services and enterprise computing that enables ubiquitous access to shared system resources. Server virtualization is typically performed by a hypervisor, which

Security Strategies for Microservices-based Application Systems

August 7, 2019
Author(s)
Ramaswamy Chandramouli
Microservices architecture is increasingly being used to develop application systems since its smaller codebase facilitates faster code development, testing, and deployment as well as optimization of the platform based on the type of microservice, support

A Methodology for Enabling Forensic Analysis Using Hypervisor Vulnerabilities Data

June 5, 2019
Author(s)
Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Anoop Singhal, Duminda Wijesekera, Changwei Liu
Hardware/Server Virtualization is a key feature of data centers used for cloud computing services and enterprise computing that enables ubiquitous access to shared system resources. Server virtualization is typically performed by a hypervisor, which

Trustworthy Email

February 25, 2019
Author(s)
Scott W. Rose, J. S. Nightingale, Simson Garfinkel, Ramaswamy Chandramouli
This document gives recommendations and guidelines for enhancing trust in email. The primary audience includes enterprise email administrators, information security specialists and network managers. This guideline applies to federal IT systems and will

Security Recommendations for Server-based Hypervisor Platforms

June 7, 2018
Author(s)
Ramaswamy Chandramouli
The Hypervisor platform is a collection of software modules that provides virtualization of hardware resources (such as CPU, Memory, Network and Storage) and thus enables multiple computing stacks (made of an operating system (OS) and application programs)

Safeguards for Securing Virtualized Servers

March 27, 2018
Author(s)
Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte
This bulletin summarizes the information found in NIST SP 800-125A: Security Recommendations for Hypervisor Deployment on Servers, which provides technical guidelines regarding the secure execution of baseline functions of the hypervisor and are therefore

Security Recommendations for Hypervisor Deployment on Servers

January 23, 2018
Author(s)
Ramaswamy Chandramouli
The Hypervisor is a collection of software modules that provides virtualization of hardware resources (such as CPU/GPU, Memory, Network and Storage) and thus enables multiple computing stacks (basically made of an OS and Application programs) called

Attribute Based Access Control

November 30, 2017
Author(s)
Chung Tong Hu, David F. Ferraiolo, Ramaswamy Chandramouli, David R. Kuhn
Until now, ABAC research has been documented in hundreds of research papers, but not consolidated in book form. This book explains ABAC's history and model, related standards, verification and assurance, applications, and deployment challenges; Specialized

NIST Guidance on Application Container Security

October 25, 2017
Author(s)
Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Murugiah Souppaya, Karen Scarfone
This bulletin summarizes the information found in NIST SP 800-190, Application Container Security Guide and NISTIR 8176, Security Assurance Requirements for Linux Application Container Deployments. The bulletin offers an overview of application container

Trustworthy Email

September 6, 2016
Author(s)
Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Simson L. Garfinkel, J. S. Nightingale, Scott W. Rose
This document gives recommendations and guidelines for enhancing trust in email. The primary audience includes enterprise email administrators, information security specialists and network managers. This guideline applies to federal IT systems and will

Derived PIV Application and Data Model Test Guidelines

June 6, 2016
Author(s)
David Cooper, Hildegard Ferraiolo, Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Nabil Ghadiali, Jason Mohler, Steven Brady
NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-157 contains technical guidelines for the implementation of standards-based, secure, reliable, interoperable Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)-based identity credentials that are issued for mobile devices by federal