OS Security Mechanisms

Code No
Skill Category No: 
7
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
2
Level: 
I
Objective: 

Understanding basic security mechanisms in trusted operating systems, including identification & authentication, discretionary & mandatory access control, integrity protection, least privilege management, trusted path, trusted recovery, covert channel, object reuse, audit and so on.

  • Understanding basic security mechanisms in trusted operating systems, including:
    • identification & authentication
    • discretionary & mandatory access control
    • integrity protection
    • least privilege management
    • trusted path
    • trusted recovery
    • covert channel
    • object reuse
    • audit