Mobility

Analysis of Secure Mobile Agent System

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Executive Summary

As a recently emerging distributed computing paradigm, mobile-agent technology attracts great interests because of its salient merits. However, it also brings significant security concerns, among which the security problems between a mobile agent and its platforms are of primary importance. While protecting a platform (platform or host security) can benefit from the security measures in a traditional client-server system, protecting a mobile agent (mobile-agent or code security) has not been met in traditional client-server systems and is a new area emerging with mobile-agent technology.

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