Chapter 6. The TrustedBSD MAC Framework

Chris Costello and Robert Watson.
Table of Contents
6.1. MAC Documentation Copyright
6.2. Synopsis
6.3. Introduction
6.4. Policy Background
6.5. MAC Framework Kernel Architecture
6.6. MAC Policy Architecture
6.7. MAC Policy Entry Point Reference
6.8. Userland Architecture
6.9. Conclusion

6.1. MAC Documentation Copyright

This documentation was developed for the FreeBSD Project by Chris Costello at Safeport Network Services and Network Associates Laboratories, the Security Research Division of Network Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 (CBOSS), as part of the DARPA CHATS research program.

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