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Defense in Depth


Classification Key : Security Pattern Space

Problem

A security failure in a compartment can cause the whole system to crash. How can we make the system robust against security failures?

Solution

Employ security measures at multiple layers of an application and throughout its operating environment. Defense In Depth is more a security principle. In fact this is considered to be the core security principles for system architecture.

Known Uses

qmail does not employ only one security mechanism, rather it has security solutions built in different levels of architecture.

Source

Hafiz et. al.

Tags

Deep Defense


 

Last modified: May 05, 2012

Conceived and Maintained by: Munawar Hafiz