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Title: Oral history interview with Roger R. Schell
Authors: Schell, Roger R.
Keywords: Computer history
Computer security
Security kernel
Reference monitor
High assurance
Tiger teams
Anderson Committee
Secure Communications Processor (SCOMP)
Honeywell, Inc.
TCSEC (The Orange Book)
United States. -- Air Force
National Security Agency (NSA)
National Computer Security Center (NCSC)
AESEC Corporation
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Issue Date: 1-May-2012
Publisher: Charles Babbage Institute
Citation: Roger R. Schell, Ph.D. Oral history interview by Jeffrey R. Yost, Ph.D. 1 May 2012, Monterey California. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Abstract: Dr. Roger R. Schell, a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel and current president of Æsec Corporation, is one of the foremost contributors to and authorities on "high assurance" computer security. In this oral history he discusses his formulation of the secure kernel and reference monitor concepts (in the early 1970s), his work that led to security enhancements to Honeywell-Multics (mid-1970s), his role as deputy director of the National Computer Security Center (including leadership on TCSEC or “The Orange Book” in the early to mid-1980s), and commercial (high assurance) computer security enterprises he’s led since retiring from the Air Force. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1116862, “Building an Infrastructure for Computer Security History.”
Description: Transcript, 154 pp.
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/133439
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