David G. Rosado, Carlos Gutiérrez, Eduardo Fernández-Medina, Mario Piattini


For decades, the security community has undertaken detailed research into specific areas of security, while largely ignoring the design process. Software architecture has emerged as an important sub-discipline of software engineering, particularly in the realm of large system development. This paper describes how security architectural patterns lack of a comprehensive and complete well-structured documentation that conveys essential information of their logical structure, deployment-time, run-time behaviour, monitoring configuration, and so on. Thus we will propose a viewpoints model for describing security architectural patterns. We will investigate security architectural patterns from several IEEE 1471-2000 compliant viewpoints and develop an example that demonstrates how to describe a security architectural pattern with viewpoints. We will make use of well-known language notations such as UML to maximize comprehensibility.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

G. Rosado D., Gutiérrez C., Fernández-Medina E. and Piattini M. (2006). DEFINING VIEWPOINTS FOR SECURITY ARCHITECTURAL PATTERNS . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography - Volume 1: SECRYPT, (ICETE 2006) ISBN 978-972-8865-63-4, pages 419-424. DOI: 10.5220/0002103204190424

in Bibtex Style

author={David G. Rosado and Carlos Gutiérrez and Eduardo Fernández-Medina and Mario Piattini},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography - Volume 1: SECRYPT, (ICETE 2006)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography - Volume 1: SECRYPT, (ICETE 2006)
SN - 978-972-8865-63-4
AU - G. Rosado D.
AU - Gutiérrez C.
AU - Fernández-Medina E.
AU - Piattini M.
PY - 2006
SP - 419
EP - 424
DO - 10.5220/0002103204190424