OS Security Concepts

Code No
Skill Category No: 
7
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
1
Level: 
I
Objective: 

Understanding security threats and attacks on operating systems.
Understanding basic concepts on operating system security
Understanding related criteria on secure operating system
Understanding OS security related criteria
 

  • Understanding OS Security threats and attacks
    • virus & worms
    • Trojan horse
    • buffer overflow
    • logic bomb
    • covert channel
  • Understanding basic OS security concepts
    • reference monitor
    • trusted computing base
    • security function & security assurance
  • Understanding OS security related criteria
    • TCSEC
    • CC
    • Other criteria