Panel Session: Mobile Code, Internet Security, and E-Commerce

  • Refik Molva
  • Francoise Baude
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1964)


Security of e-applications running over Internet is a major requirement for their widespread use. As discussions in this panel often pointed it out, such kind of applications shows more and more a property of mobility: mobility of code, data, or even mobility of objects, termed agents. But how to enforce security of such mobile components ? Is it at the programming language level, or could it be managed in a completely transparent way for the programmer ? Do we need domain-specific languages that we hope could be trusted or are general-purpose languages enough ? This panel gave some highlights on how adequate the object-oriented language technology could be; at which level of granularity security has to be designed and introduced into the application; why solutions differing from classical cryptography-based solutions are promising.


Mobile Agent Mobile Object Runtime Environment Sandbox Model Authorisation Policy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Refik Molva
    • 1
  • Francoise Baude
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut EurécomSophia Antipolis CedexFrance
  2. 2.CNRS / INRIA / University of Nice Sophia AntipolisSophia Antipolis CedexFrance

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