Accession Number:

ADA273358

Title:

Message Handling System (X.400) Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Countermeasures

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MITRE CORP BEDFORD MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

63.0

Abstract:

This annotated briefing discusses the security issues of integrating into the MITRE network architecture an implementation of an X.400 based message handling system MHS. Background concerning both the MITRE Open Systems Interconnection OSI integration project and X.400 is given. Threats, vulnerabilities, and countermeasures are then discussed. Finally, recommendations for integrating an MHS into the MITRE networks are presented. Security, Network architecture, Message handling system, Open systems interconnection, X.400, Threats, Vulnerabilities, Countermeasures.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems Management and Standards

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE