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Applying MILS to multicore avionics systems

Parkinson, Paul J.

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      <affiliation>Wind River</affiliation>
    <title>Applying MILS to multicore avionics systems</title>
    <date dateType="Issued">2016-01-19</date>
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    <description descriptionType="Abstract">&lt;p&gt;The implementation of the Multiple Independent Levels of Security (MILS) software architecture on modern microprocessor architectures has become technically feasible in recent years. This allows MILS-based systems to host applications and data of multiple security classifications concurrently on a uniprocessor platform at affordable cost. In this paper, the potential requirements for the implementation of a separation kernel to support MILS systems on multicore processor architectures will be considered, and the design challenges associated with its potential implementation on the NXP (formerly Freescale) QorIQ™ P4080 multicore processor will be discussed. Finally, the potential use of a MILS Multicore separation kernel in two use cases will be presented - a Cross-Domain System (CDS) network gateway, and a Multi-Level Secure (MLS) Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) platform.&lt;/p&gt;</description>
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