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Evaluating Security Threats in Distributed Applications Lifestages

Catalin Alexandru TANASIE
Eduard Emanuel HERTELIU


distributed applications, information, security, risk, models, metrics


The article starts with the classification of security threats as related to the context of operating distributed IT&C applications – DIAs, as concerning users, processes and the information exchanged. Security risks induced as part of the analysis, design and development phases of distributed application building are detailed alongside proposed countermeasures. A model addressing security element interaction is presented and details on its implementation as part of the authentication module of the model testing and refining application, MERICS, is shown.