publication . Thesis . 2011

DeviceGuard: External Device-Assisted System And Data Security

Deng, Yipan;
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  • Published: 02 May 2011
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This thesis addresses the threat that personal computer faced from malware when the personal computer is connected to the Internet. Traditional host-based security approaches, such as anti-virus scanning protect the host from virus, worms, Trojans and other malwares. One of the issues of the host-based security approaches is that when the operating system is compromised by the malware, the antivirus software also becomes vulnerable. In this thesis, we present a novel approach through using an external device to enhance the host security by offloading the security solution from the host to the external device. We describe the design of the DeviceGuard framework t...
Subjects
free text keywords: Host Security, System Security, Data Security, Smartphone
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