Category Archives: Foundations

Security Patterns Foundations

Besides patterns, a lot of background and modeling research has been done. In this section, we publish such “meta” information which doesn’t present new patterns, but provides new insight about security patterns as engineering tool.

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A Survey on Security Patterns

Abstract: Security has become an important topic for many software systems. Security patterns are reusable solutions to security problems. Although many security patterns and techniques for using them have been proposed, it is still difficult to adapt security patterns to each … Continue reading

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Security Engineering with Patterns (paper)

Abstract: Conducting digital business requires secure network and application architectures. The recently increasing occurrence of severe attacks has shown, however, that we will still need quite some time and effort to reach security standards of IT systems alike the standard already … Continue reading

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Transformations for Introducing Patterns – A Secure Systems Case Study

From the abstract: transformations between UML models are used to introduce patterns by refinement. Quite formal but interesting approach for working with patterns – maybe in a tool-driven context. Read the complete paper here.  

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