Thesis Details

Extend USBGuard to Support External Authorization Policy Sources

Bachelor's Thesis Student: Sroka Radovan Academic Year: 2017/2018 Supervisor: Peringer Petr, Dr. Ing.
Czech title
Extend USBGuard to Support External Authorization Policy Sources
Language
English
Abstract

This thesis deals with a security aspect of using external USB devices on Linux. It also describes the USBGuard project and its alternatives as well as advantages and disadvantages of centralized management. The main goal of this thesis is to add ability to manage the USBGuard policy centrally via LDAP. The USBGuard extension includes implementation of LDAP functionality and the new public API that handles various sources of policy. This thesis defines the new USBGuard LDAP schema and its attributes on the LDAP server side.

Keywords

USBGuard, security, USB, policy, centralized management, LDAP, C++, Linux, operating system, directory service

Department
Degree Programme
Files
Status
defended, grade C
Date
14 June 2018
Reviewer
Committee
Hanáček Petr, doc. Dr. Ing. (DITS FIT BUT), předseda
Čadík Martin, doc. Ing., Ph.D. (DCGM FIT BUT), člen
Hliněná Dana, doc. RNDr., Ph.D. (DMAT FEEC BUT), člen
Martínek Tomáš, Ing., Ph.D. (DCSY FIT BUT), člen
Matoušek Petr, Ing., Ph.D., M.A. (DIFS FIT BUT), člen
Citation
SROKA, Radovan. Extend USBGuard to Support External Authorization Policy Sources. Brno, 2018. Bachelor's Thesis. Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Information Technology. 2018-06-14. Supervised by Peringer Petr. Available from: https://www.fit.vut.cz/study/thesis/21006/
BibTeX
@bachelorsthesis{FITBT21006,
    author = "Radovan Sroka",
    type = "Bachelor's thesis",
    title = "Extend USBGuard to Support External Authorization Policy Sources",
    school = "Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Information Technology",
    year = 2018,
    location = "Brno, CZ",
    language = "english",
    url = "https://www.fit.vut.cz/study/thesis/21006/"
}
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