Reliability and Security

  • Peter G. Neumann
Conference paper
Part of the Dependable Computing and Fault-Tolerant Systems book series (DEPENDABLECOMP, volume 9)


Considerable commonality exists between reliability and security. Both are weak-link phenomena. Good design involves avoiding single weak links. However, on many occasions, multiple weak links can be, and have been, known to occur — accidentally or intentionally.


Weak Link Intentional Event Network Dependability White Plain Architectural Approach 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter G. Neumann
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science LaboratorySRI InternationalMenlo ParkUSA

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