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Introduction: The SERENITY vision

  • Antonio Maña
  • George Spanoudakis
  • Spyros Kokolakis
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Part of the Advances in Information Security book series (ADIS, volume 45)

Abstract

In this chapter we present an overview of the SERENITY approach. We describe the SERENITY model of secure and dependable applications and show how it addresses the challenge of developing, integrating and dynamically maintaining security and dependability mechanisms in open, dynamic, distributed and heterogeneous computing systems and in particular Ambient Intelligence scenarios. The chapter describes the basic concepts used in the approach and introduces the different processes supported by SERENITY, along with the tools provided.

Keywords

Design Pattern Application Developer Ambient Intelligence Serenity Approach Security Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Maña
    • 1
  • George Spanoudakis
    • 2
  • Spyros Kokolakis
    • 3
  1. 1.University of MalagaMálagaSpain
  2. 2.City UniversityLondon
  3. 3.University of the AegeanAegeanGreece

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