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A Multilevel Secure Workflow Management System

  • Myong H. Kang
  • Judith N. Froscher
  • Amit P. Sheth
  • Krys J. Kochut
  • John A. Miller
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1626)

Abstract

The Department of Defense (DoD) needs multilevel secure (MLS) workflow management systems to enable globally distributed users and applications to cooperate across classification levels to achieve mission critical goals. An MLS workflow management system that allows a user to program multilevel mission logic, to securely coordinate widely distributed tasks, and to monitor the progress of the workflow across classification levels is required. In this paper, we present a roadmap for implementing MLS workflows and focus on a workflow builder that is a graphical design tool for specifying such workflows.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Myong H. Kang
    • 1
  • Judith N. Froscher
    • 1
  • Amit P. Sheth
    • 1
  • Krys J. Kochut
    • 2
  • John A. Miller
    • 2
  1. 1.Information Technology DivisionNaval Research LaboratoryUSA
  2. 2.LSDIS Lab, Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of GeorgiaUSA

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