The Birth and Death of the Orange Book

  title={The Birth and Death of the Orange Book},
  author={Steven B. Lipner},
  journal={IEEE Annals of the History of Computing},
  • Steven B. Lipner
  • Published 2015
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
  • This article traces the origins of US government-sponsored computer security research and the path that led from a focus on government-funded research and system development to a focus on the evaluation of commercial products. That path led to the creation of the Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria (TCSEC), or Orange Book. The TCSEC placed great emphasis on requirements for mandatory security controls and high assurance, and the resulting TCSEC evaluation process was time-consuming and… CONTINUE READING
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