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Software Fortresses: Modeling Enterprise Architectures by Janet Van Sickler, Roger Sessions

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7.1. Fortification

Fortification refers to the ability of the fortress walls to prevent entry into the fortress (except, of course, through the drawbridge). If the fortress is well fortified, then the only way Bart the bad guy is going to get into it is by somehow tricking Gwen the guard into letting him in. Figure 7.2 illustrates the concept of fortification.

Figure 7.2. Fortress Fortification

In the case of an Internet fortress (Web service or presentation), Bart will attempt to break into the fortress using an unexpected entry point, such as FTP or remote login. Once Bart has penetrated the Internet fortress, he may be able to erase or modify ...

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