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Method of assessing security of an information access system

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A method of assessing security of an information access system by selecting at least one verification mechanism, estimating an error tradeoff plot showing false acceptance rate versus false rejection rate for each verification mechanism, selecting a corresponding false acceptance rate and false rejection rate pair from each error plot, combining the false acceptance rates to determine intrusion protection, combining the false rejection rates to determine denial protection, and combining intrusion protection and denial protection as the assessment of the information access system.

Inventors: 
Cusmariu, Adolf
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
IT and Software
FIle Date: 
2008-04-18
Grant Date: 
2011-02-22
Grant time: 
1,040 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
19
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY