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Towards Self-Aware Approach for Mobile Devices Security




List of Authors: Nanda Kumar Thanigaivelan, Ethiopia Nigussie, Seppo Virtanen, Jouni Isoaho
Publication year: 2017
Journal: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Book title *: Computer Network Security
Title of series: Lecture Notes on Computer Science
Volume number: 10446
Number of pages: 12
ISBN: 978-3-319-65126-2
eISBN: 978-3-319-65127-9

Abstract

We present conceptual design of self-aware security for mobile devices. The design is envisioned to bring self-awareness into the mobile devices security for optimal protection by regulating application activities. The proposed design contains three subsystems: meta-level enables self-awareness, extended meta-level extends protections to the base-level components through security mechanisms and base-level comprises of resources that are essential for applications execution. The presented design enables cooperation among security mechanisms (such as access control and anti-virus) as well as with self-aware agent. The cooperation is intended for better understanding of application activities that leads to recognizing threat patterns in advance. When a threat is predicted/detected, the self-aware agent communicates with the security mechanisms so that they can take the necessary actions. The design of the security mechanisms are elaborated using access control system and anti-virus as example cases.


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