Designing a Security-typed Language with Certificate-based Declassification

@inproceedings{Tse2004DesigningAS,
  title={Designing a Security-typed Language with Certificate-based Declassification},
  author={Stephen Tse and Steve Zdancewic},
  year={2004}
}
This paper presents the design of a programming language that supports information-flow security policies and certificate-based declassification. The language uses monadic information-flow annotations in the style of Abadi et al.’s dependency core calculus, and has an effects system and fixpoints. The type system conflates security concepts such as labels, principals, and privileges with abstract types, allowing a uniform treatment of lattice structures throughout the language. Myers’ and… CONTINUE READING

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