Securing Java with Local Policies

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What is Jalapa?

Jalapa is an extension to the security model of Java, that allows for specifying, analysing and enforcing history-based usage policies. Programmers can sandbox an untrusted piece of code with a policy, enforced at run-time through its local scope.


The following documentation is available about Jalapa:

The following publications describe the underlying theory of Jalapa:

Code modifications

Code modifications must be done through the Subversion repository. You can check out the repository through svn as follows:

svn co https://jalapa.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/jalapa jalapa

Jalapa can be run by any Java Runtime Environment, starting from version 1.5. To download the latest JRE, check out java.sun.com.


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For comments and suggestions: piersushi at users.sourceforge.net

Jalapa comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions; see the GNU General Public License for details.