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Securing J2ME Mobile Application API Using XACML
ECU Publications Pre. 2011
  • Gautham Kasinath, Edith Cowan University
  • Leisa J Armstrong, Edith Cowan University
Publication Date
Document Type
Conference Proceeding
International Association for the Scientific Knowledge
Computing, Health and Science
Computer and Information Science

This article was originally published as: Kasinath, G. , & Armstrong, L.J. (2007). Securing J2ME mobile application API using XACML. Proceedings of IASK International Conference-E-Activity and Leading Technologies. (pp. 450-458). Porto, Portugal. International Association for the Scientific Knowledge.


Following Moore's law, the numbers of mobile phones and their capabifities have increased exponentially in recent years. The platform of choice for running applications on resource constrained devices such as mobile phones, today, is the Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME) with Connected Limited Device Configuration (CLDC). This popularity exposes the security risks. These risks include the loss of data, money and privacy. Means of securing mobile phones and communication have been weI! researched and models have been proposed, based on their success on desktop computers. However, little has been done to explore and correct inherent flaws and possible vulnerabilities in application code developed for the J2ME platform. The intent of this paper is to focus on prQviding secure mobile applications by detecting and preventing flaws in mobile application code. The paper proposes an Extensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) based framework for preventing application program flaws from being propagated to the mobile phones.

Citation Information
Gautham Kasinath and Leisa J Armstrong. "Securing J2ME Mobile Application API Using XACML" (2007)
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