Accession Number : ADA336729
Title : The THETA (Trusted Heterogenous Architecture System (Version 2.2)
Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul 92-Dec 95
Corporate Author : ODYSSEY RESEARCH ASSOCIATES INC ITHACANY
Personal Author(s) : Hartman, Bret ; Barbasch, Cheryl ; Stillerman, Matthew ; Pascale, Rita ; McEnerney, Joseph
PDF Url : ADA336729
Report Date : SEP 1997
Pagination or Media Count : 120
Abstract : This report is intended for people who wish to acquire a general conceptual overview of the THETA system and the technical advancements that resulted from the research. The report defines the terminology and the basics of secure, distributed, object oriented environments. Programming for the THETA system, administration, usage, and other related information is provided in other contract deliverables listed in this report. Chapter 1 contains an introduction to THETA, explaining its security philosophy, architecture, and implementation. Chapter 2 provides a comparison of THETA and CORBA, and discusses the potential for a CORBA compliant version of THETA. Chapter 3 compares THETA and DCE, and explores approaches to integration. Chapter 4 presents a list of the accomplishments of the THETA project. Lessons learned from this effort are presented in Chapter 5. Possibilities for future THETA development are outlined in Chapter 6.
Descriptors : *DISTRIBUTED DATA PROCESSING, *COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE, *OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, CRYPTOGRAPHY, DATA PROCESSING SECURITY, COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS, INTEROPERABILITY, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, COMPUTER NETWORKS.
Subject Categories : Computer Systems
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE