Formal network behaviour analysis using model checking

Brown, Douglas Graeme (2016) Formal network behaviour analysis using model checking. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

In this research we modelled computer network devices to ensure their communication behaviours meet various network standards. By modelling devices as finite-state machines and examining their properties in a range of configurations, we discovered a flaw in a common network protocol and produced a technique to improve organisations' network security against data theft.

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ID Code: 93693
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Fidge, Colin & Kelly, Wayne
Keywords: Formal Methods, Model Checking, Network, SELinux, Mandatory Access Controls, Information-flow, Multi-Category Security, CIPSO, Symbolic Analysis Laboratory
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 20 Apr 2016 22:51
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 22:51

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