Structured systems economics for security management

Adam Beautement, David J Pym

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Abstract

We develop an ontological account of information security architectures that is inspired by economic models of trade-offs between confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Our approach clarifies the nature of the trade-offs by making a clear distinction between declarative and operational concepts in security. We integrate this approach with a semantically justified mathematical systems modelling technology, thus providing a basis for a systematic methodology to support operational decision-making in information security investments and trade-offs.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event9th Workshop on the Economics of Information Security - Cambridge, MA, United States
Duration: 14 Jun 2011 → …

Conference

Conference9th Workshop on the Economics of Information Security
CountryUnited States
CityCambridge, MA
Period14/06/11 → …

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    Beautement, A., & Pym, D. J. (2010). Structured systems economics for security management. Paper presented at 9th Workshop on the Economics of Information Security, Cambridge, MA, United States.