Computer Architecture and Security: Fundamentals of Designing Secure Computer Systems

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Wiley, Oct 10, 2012 - Computers - 416 pages
The first book to introduce computer architecture for security and provide the tools to implement secure computer systems

This book provides the fundamentals of computer architecture for security. It covers a wide range of computer hardware, system software and data concepts from a security perspective. It is essential for computer science and security professionals to understand both hardware and software security solutions to survive in the workplace.

  • Examination of memory, CPU architecture and system implementation
  • Discussion of computer buses and a dual-port bus interface
  • Examples cover a board spectrum of hardware and software systems
  • Design and implementation of a patent-pending secure computer system
  • Includes the latest patent-pending technologies in architecture security
  • Placement of computers in a security fulfilled network environment
  • Co-authored by the inventor of the modern Computed Tomography (CT) scanner
  • Provides website for lecture notes, security tools and latest updates

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About the author (2012)

Shuangbao (Paul) Wang is the inventor of a secure computer system. He is the recipient of Link Fellowship Award in advanced simulation and training. He holds four patents; three of them have been transferred into industry and put into production. One of his students appeared in Time Magazine for doing his class project which he commercialized and still pursues. In addition, one of his published papers ranked the first place in Science Direct’s TOP 25 Hottest Articles. His research was awarded the Best Invention Award in Entrepreneurship Week USA at Mason. More recently, he received two University Technology Transfer Awards.

Dr. Wang has extensive experience in academia, industry, and public services. He has held many posts, including professor, director, CEO, CIO/CTO and ranking positions in public services. He is currently a professor at George Mason University. Dr. Wang served as the Chief Information and Technology Officer at National Biomedical Research Foundation (USA)/Georgetown University Medical Center. Earlier, he was the director of the Institute of Information Science and Technology at Qingdao (ISTIQ) where he oversaw more than 120 faculty and staff, acquired 12 grants, won 18 academic awards and was the PI for over 15 grants/projects.

Robert S. Ledley is the inventor of CT scanner and is a member of the National Academy of Science (USA). He has numerous publications in Science and several books, and has hundreds of patents and grants. Dr. Ledley is the recipient of the National Medal of Technology (USA) that was awarded to him by President Clinton in 1997. He was admitted to the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1990.

Dr. Ledley has been the president of the National Biomedical Research Foundation (USA) since 1960. He is also a professor (emeritus) at Georgetown University. Dr. Ledley is the editor-in-chief of four international journals. He has testified before the House and was interviewed by the Smithsonian Institution.

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