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Title: Information barriers and authentication.

Abstract

Acceptance of nuclear materials into a monitoring regime is complicated if the materials are in classified shapes or have classified composition. An attribute measurement system with an information barrier can be emplo,yed to generate an unclassified display from classified measurements. This information barrier must meet two criteria: (1) classified information cannot be released to the monitoring party, and (2) the monitoring party must be convinced that the unclassified output accurately represents the classified input. Criterion 1 is critical to the host country to protect the classified information. Criterion 2 is critical to the monitoring party and is often termed the 'authentication problem.' Thus, the necessity for authentication of a measurement system with an information barrier stems directly from the description of a useful information barrier. Authentication issues must be continually addressed during the entire development lifecycle of the measurement system as opposed to being applied only after the system is built.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Duncan W.)
  2. (James K.)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
975567
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-01-3334
TRN: US1006754
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Submitted to: 42nd Annual INMM (Institute of Nuclear Materials Management) Meeting, Indian Wells, CA, July 15-19, 2001
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; CLASSIFIED INFORMATION; MONITORING; NUCLEAR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

Citation Formats

MacArthur, D. W., and Wolford, J. K. Information barriers and authentication.. United States: N. p., 2001. Web.
MacArthur, D. W., & Wolford, J. K. Information barriers and authentication.. United States.
MacArthur, D. W., and Wolford, J. K. Mon . "Information barriers and authentication.". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/975567.
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