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Talk given by Prof. Dr. Heiko Mantel (TU Darmstadt)

Begin: Tue, 26. of Nov 2013 ( 6:00 PM)
Location: Warburger Str. 100, Lecture Hall O2

On November 26, 2013, Prof. Dr. Heiko Mantel will give a talk on "Towards more Reliable Software Security".

Abstract:

Formal methods and program analysis techniques can contribute to
making software security more reliable.  A formal specification of
security requirements clarifies in which sense security shall be
achieved, and analysis tools clarify whether it has been achieved.

In this presentation, I will illustrate the use of formal methods and
of program analysis at two practically relevant security requirements.
I will show how to formalize such requirements, discuss which program
analysis techniques are suitable for which properties, and present two
novel security analysis tools.  The CliSeAu tool enforces security in
distributed Java programs at run-time and the RSCP security analyzer
statically verifies security requirements in Android applications.