Presentation on theme: "2009 – E. Félix Security DSL Toward model-based security engineering: developing a security analysis DSML Véronique Normand, Edith Félix, Thales Research."— Presentation transcript:
2009 – E. Félix Security DSL Toward model-based security engineering: developing a security analysis DSML Véronique Normand, Edith Félix, Thales Research & Technology
1 2009 - E.Félix Security DSL Agenda Security DSML overview Introduction Context and rationale The prototype security DMSL Status and perspective
2 2009 - E.Félix Security DSL Security DMSL Overview Context Critical Information System engineering in an industrial environment New method to support the security risk analysis Based upon Model-based engineering techniques Security Domain Specific Modelling Language (DMSL) Security DMSL supports Analysis and assessment of security risks for a system Specification of security requirements Technology Readiness Level prototype
3 2009 - E.Félix Security DSL Introduction Critical system engineering Involves multiple teams capture, articulation, trade-off and reconciliation between multiple viewpoints over a system architectural design System security engineering as a viewpoint Enhancement of traditional security risk analysis methodologies based on modelling techniques that will allow leveraging detailed knowledge of the targeted system in close integration with the mainstream system engineering process, and developing fine grain analyses of the actual risks at stake.
4 2009 - E.Félix Security DSL Context and rationale Stake of risk mitigation Find the right trade-off between risk coverage and costs State of the art Traditional security risk analysis EBIOS, Mehari, Octave, etc. based on tables, ie loosing the fine-grained view of the architecture Critical systems security engineering methodology Within the scope of current Security DSL Out of the scope of current Security DSL
5 2009 - E.Félix Enhancing system security methods System design models Security analysis model Real world System definition Security & Risks analysis (several system definition viewpoints) ADVANTAGES Toward a close integration of security analysis and system model Provides a management view Manages finer grain analyses Governance
6 2009 - E.Félix Security DSL Objectives of the enhancement Objective1: To optimize the qualification of the risks and the specification of security requirements and related security costs, Objective 2: To optimize the quality and the productivity of security engineering by capitalizing on data from one study to the next, by proceeding to automatic calculation and consistency checking. Objective 3: To optimize the quality and the productivity of security engineering by sharing common models of the system between system design and security analysis and thus by working on synchronized and consistent models of the system throughout the design process.
7 2009 - E.Félix Overall process and actors of secure system engineering System engineering process Security analysis process System security design process System architect Security architect Security analyst Strategic & business analysis process End user, Customer, Executive Risk analysis Security requirements Business needs Security design System architecture Reference security typologies System models Before models
8 2009 - E.Félix System engineering process Security analysis process System security design process System architect Security architect Security analyst Reference security librairies Strategic & business analysis process End user, Customer, Executive System architecture model Risk analysis and security requirements model Business need model Target Overall process and actors of secure system engineering
9 2009 - E.Félix Model-driven architecting environment Technical space System space Business space SoS architectural analysis and design Business process analysis & design SoS architectural technical design Strategic space Time performance engineering Management engineering Security engineering Computation independent models of the business operational need Technology independent models of the overall solution architecture Technology-specific models of the IT integration solution Business motivation models, capability plan & drivers Domain Specific Language = a typically small language, designed for a particular domain higher degree of closeness to specific domain concepts abstract away from technology / implementation details complexity encapsulation domain experts able to understand, validate, develop DSL programs to model their specific domain problems increase productivity of domain engineers
11 2009 - E.Félix Security DSL: problematic GOAL: Rapidly prototype a DSL allowing the support of finer grain, more formal security analyses that exploit formalized system architecture descriptions.
12 2009 - E.Félix Security DSL The risk-related meta-model
15 2009 - E.Félix Security DSL Comparison to existing work Focus of the research community on Attack scenarios, vulnerability cause graphs, use and misuse cases, attack trees Complementary to our work CORAS supporting brainstorm sessions between security analysis stakeholders does not investigate the integration of the security risk analysis process with the system engineering process
16 2009 - E.Félix Security DSL CURRENT STATUS a first iteration of work, in the context of a longer-term research work that aims at developing an enhanced model- based method for the security engineering of critical information systems Proof-of-concept prototype focus on scoping and capturing a relevant meta-model rather than on developing high-quality diagrammatic notations and tooling -> ergonomics and usability to be enhanced
17 2009 - E.Félix Security DSL PERSPECTIVES Enhancing the security analysis DSML in several areas refinement of the stakes / needs / damages model for a more precise computation of risk severity Including automated computation formula and consistency checking rules Integration of the DSML with our system modelling framework support to multi-disciplinary engineering heterogeneous modelling viewpoint integration Complementing our risk analysis DSML with modelling and tools for supporting security solutions design and verification, thus extending our scope to fully address our model-based security engineering target
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