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Multilevel Security

Classification Key : Core Security


How do you control access in an environment with sensitive data so as to prevent leakage of information?


Assign classification to users and data. Separate different institutional units into categories. Enforce confidentiality and integrity by adopting security models. For example, confidentiality can be enforced by the Bell La-Padula model and integrity can be enforced by Biba's model.

Known Uses

Pit-bull and HP’s Virtual Vault OS. DBMS like Informix, Oracle.

Related Patterns

Role Based Access Control


Wiley Book


Access Control, Security Model


Last modified: May 05, 2012

Conceived and Maintained by: Munawar Hafiz