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What is the Bell-LaPadula model?

, posted: 13-May-2006 20:10

I've recently come accross the above but had no idea what that is so here is some info.

The Bell-LaPadula Model was developed by David Bell and Len LaPadula in 1973 to formalize the U.S. Department of Defense multilevel security policy. The model is a formal state transition model of computer security policy that describes a set of access control rules by the use of security labels on objects, from the most sensitive to the least sensitive, and clearances for subjects:

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