Refactoring programs to secure information flows

  title={Refactoring programs to secure information flows},
  author={Scott F. Smith and Mark Thober},
Adding a sound information flow security policy to an existing program is a difficult task that requires major analysis of andchanges to the program. In this paper we show how refactoring programs into distinct components of high and low security is a useful methodology to aid in the production of programs with sound information flow policies. Our methodology proceeds as follows. Given a program with no information flow controls, a program sliceris used to identify code that depends on high… CONTINUE READING
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