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Secure Network Objects Leendert van Doorn \Lambda

Summary: Secure Network Objects
Leendert van Doorn \Lambda
Vrije Universiteit
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mart'in Abadi Mike Burrows Edward Wobber
Digital Systems Research Center
Palo Alto, California, USA
We describe the design and implementation of se­
cure network objects, which provide security for object­
oriented network communication. The design takes ad­
vantage of objects and subtyping to present a simple but
expressive programming interface for security, support­
ing both access control lists and capabilities. The imple­
mentation of this design fits nicely within the structure
of the existing network objects system; we discuss its
internal components, its performance, and its use in
some applications.
1 Introduction
Object­oriented communication has become popular in


Source: Abadi, Martín - Department of Computer Science, University of California at Santa Cruz


Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences