Accession Number:

ADA230818

Title:

Noise Effects Upon a Simple Timing Channel

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-12-21

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

We investigate the effects of noise upon a covert timing channel in a multi-user computer system. Shannons information theory is used to quantify the resulting information flow across the channel. Possible Trojan Horse strategies are also discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems Management and Standards
  • Cybernetics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE