The Reference Monitor Concept as a Unifying Principle in Computer Security Education

  title={The Reference Monitor Concept as a Unifying Principle in Computer Security Education},
  author={Cynthia E. Irvine},
For over twenty-five years, the Reference Monitor Concept [1] has proved itself to be a useful tool for computer security practitioners. It can also be used as a conceptual tool in computer security education. This paper describes a computer security education program at the Naval Postgraduate School that has used the Reference Monitor concept as a unifying principle for courses, laboratory work, and student research. The intent of the program is to produce graduates who will think critically… CONTINUE READING
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