Journal of
Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics
 



ISSN: 1690-4524 (Online)


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William Lesso (1931-2015)

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Nagib C. Callaos


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Exploration of Acquisition Based Dynamic Capabilities Underpinning a Reinvention of Business Models in Technology-Related M&A Process
Andrejs Cirjevskis
(pages: 1-6)

Hurricane Irma 2017: Relationships with Lightning, Gravity, and Earthquakes
Bruce Leybourne
(pages: 7-13)

Different Methodologies in Treating Uncertainty (Invited Paper)
Areeg Abdalla
(pages: 14-19)

Extension to the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM): For Elderly
Sandra-Dinora Orantes-Jiménez, María-Elena Reyes-Castellanos, Guohua Sun
(pages: 20-27)

A Tale of Interdisciplinary Studies: Communication Systems Engineering
Ran Giladi
(pages: 28-33)

An Educational Framework for Decision-Making and Problem-Solving
Ariyoshi Kusumi, Kayoko Kobayashi
(pages: 34-38)

The Equilibrium and Risk Analysis of Internet Finance under Social Networks Influence
Chuanmin Mi, Qing Zhang, Ching-Torng Lin
(pages: 39-43)

Automating Open Source Software License Information Generation in Software Projects
Sergius Dyck, Daniel Haferkorn, Christian Kerth, André Schoebel
(pages: 44-49)

Methodology for GIS-Based Assessment of Rural School Transport Routes in Espírito Santo, Brazil
Marcelo Franco Porto, Nilson Tadeu Ramos Nunes, Raphael Bruno Alves Teixeira, Patrícia Baracho Porto, Lucas Vinícius Ribeiro Alves, Renata Maria Abrantes Baracho
(pages: 50-54)

Ethnography with Intercultural Competence and Visual Thinking for Real Life Problem Solving
Sukjin Kang, Seungryul Lee
(pages: 55-57)

Spatialization of Medical Care in the Private Network of the Metropolitan Region of Belo Horizonte (Brazil) from 2007 to 2016
Carlos Miguel Freire Silva, Leônidas Conceição Barroso
(pages: 58-63)

Broadband Enabled Fabric for Public Libraries in Canada
Mirza Kamaludeen, Salam Ismaeel, Franca Petrocelli, Carm Scarfo, Soussan Tabari
(pages: 64-69)

IT Strategies for Globalization Impact in de the SMEs (Aguascalientes Mexico Case)
Jesús Salvador Vivanco, Ma. del Carmen Martínez
(pages: 70-73)

Health Wellness Monitoring Using the Scaling Exponent: A Heartbeat Interval Time Series Analysis
Toru Yazawa, Hiroyuki Kitajima
(pages: 74-80)

Assignment of Resources in Distributed Systems
David L. La Red Martínez, Julio C. Acosta, Federico Agostini
(pages: 81-87)


 

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Enterprise Level Security – Basic Security Model

Kevin E. Foltz, William R. Simpson


Maintaining, updating, and modifying such a system based on changing enterprise needs and advancing technology is even more challenging. Decisions and informal rules that were made and enacted in the initial build are often lost, forgotten, or ignored when changes are needed. When the original system designers have moved on, the system is entrusted to an administrator who understands how the system works but not why it was designed to work that way. Without this higher-level understanding, the secure system devolves into a collection of loosely integrated partial solutions with security vulnerabilities at the seams and edges. This work presents a method of documenting the design logic of a secure enterprise information system, from basic principles to implementable requirements. Important design decisions are captured, along with the logic supporting them. Before changes to the system are made, an assessment is made against the core design decisions to ensure the original security goals are maintained. This provides clarity to the system owner and administrators to help guide future changes, and it provides a way to convey security goals to product vendors in a structured and logical way, which can help to reduce the back-and-forth arguing over whether a product meets security requirements. The Enterprise Level Security (ELS) architecture is used as an example of the application of this method to a real-world security system

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