Accession Number:

ADA229718

Title:

Guidelines for Audit Log Mechanisms in Secure Computer Systems

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CA SYSTEMS AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-11-12

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

This report summarized the process of creating an audit trail for the operation of a trusted computer system, and relates that process to the requirements of the Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria of the National Computer Security Center. The features required at each level of trust within the evaluation criteria are listed, and corresponding assurance requirements are present. Implementation options that are available and recommended are discussed. The effect of trusted computer system structure on the audit mechanism implementation and on the choise of audit reduction tools is discussed. Anticipated near term technology advances are described.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems Management and Standards

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE