Evaluating the security of mobile agent platforms

  title={Evaluating the security of mobile agent platforms},
  author={Axel B{\"u}rkle and Alice Hertel and Wilmuth M{\"u}ller and Martin Wieser},
  journal={Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems},
Mobility of software agents requires additional security measures. While the theoretical aspects of mobile agent security have been widely studied, there are few studies about the security levels of current agent platforms. In this paper, test cases are proposed to assess agent platform security. These tests focus on malicious agents trying to attack other agents or the agency. Currently, they have been carried out for two agent platforms: JADE and SeMoA. These tests show which of the known… CONTINUE READING
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