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CoBFIT: A Component-Based Framework for Intrusion Tolerance

About the tool:

CoBFIT (A Component-Based Framework for Intrusion Tolerance) is a component-based framework for building intrusion-tolerant distributed systems. The CoBFIT framework, by virtue of its design and implementation principles, can serve as a convenient base for building components that implement intrusion-tolerant protocols and for combining these components in an efficient manner to provide a number of services for dependability.

The goal of CoBFIT is to provide a robust, flexible, reusable, reconfigurable, and portable software framework that could serve as a platform for building and testing a variety of intrusion-tolerant distributed systems without having to re-implement the common support for each of those systems.

People:

CoBFIT was developed by HariGovind V. Ramasamy, Adnan Agbaria, and William H. Sanders of the PERFORM Performability Engineering Research Group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

More:

For more information on CoBFIT, see the following introductory paper:

CoBFIT: A Component-Based Framework for Intrusion Tolerance.
H. V. Ramasamy, A. Agbaria, and W. H. Sanders. (04RAM03)
Proceedings of the 30th Euromicro Conference, Rennes, France, August 31-September 3, 2004, pp. 591-600. [IEEE Xplore entry]

You may also wish to consult the slides and text writeup for "Intrusion-tolerant Parsimonious State Machine Replication," a talk presented by HariGovind V. Ramasamy at the Workshop on Secure Multiparty Protocols (SMP 2004) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 7-8, 2004 (talk was co-written by HariGovind V. Ramasamy, Adnan Agbaria & William H. Sanders)


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