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1.  Introduction to Trusted Extensions

What Is Trusted Extensions?

Trusted Extensions Protects Against Intruders

Access to the Trusted Computing Base Is Limited

Mandatory Access Control Protects Information

Peripheral Devices Are Protected

Programs That Spoof Users Are Prevented

Trusted Extensions Provides Discretionary and Mandatory Access Control

Discretionary Access Control

Mandatory Access Control

Sensitivity Labels and Clearances

Containers and Labels

Labels and Transactions

User Responsibilities for Protecting Data

Trusted Extensions Separates Information by Label

Single-Level or Multilevel Sessions

Session Selection Example

Labeled Workspaces

Enforcing MAC for Email Transactions

Erasing Data on Objects Prior to Object Reuse

Trusted Extensions Enables Secure Administration

Accessing Applications in Trusted Extensions

Administration by Role in Trusted Extensions

2.  Logging In to Trusted Extensions (Tasks)

3.  Working in Trusted Extensions (Tasks)

4.  Elements of Trusted Extensions (Reference)



Chapter 1

Introduction to Trusted Extensions

This chapter introduces you to the labels and other security features that the Trusted Extensions feature adds to the Oracle Solaris operating system (Oracle Solaris OS).