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332–357. IRM Press (2003) 4. : Combining evidence in risk analysis using bayesian networks. Agena White Paper W0704/01 (2004) 5. : Why timed sequence diagrams require three-event semantics. Technical Report 309, University of Oslo, Department of Informatics (2004) 6. : STAIRS – steps to analyze interactions with refinement semantics. , Booch, G. ) UML 2003 LNCS, vol. 2863, pp. 388–402. Springer, Heidelberg (2003) 7. : On the comprehension of security risk scenarios. In: 13th International Workshop on Program Comprehension (IWPC 2005), pp.

Hence, the probability of a successful attack is much higher if a user Corresponding author. T. Dimitrakos et al. ): FAST 2006, LNCS 4691, pp. 31–46, 2007. c Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007 32 G. Brændeland and K. Stølen utilises both Internet Explorer and Winamp, than only one of them. As this example illustrates we need a strategy for predicting system level risks that may be caused by introducing a new component. A better understanding of security risk at the level of components is a prerequisite for compositional security level estimation.

The sequence diagram in Figure 4 specifies a scenario where a login lifeline receives the message login with arguments id and pwd . The login lifeline then sends the message authenticate to the environment. STAIRS uses the alt operator to describe that a system can include alternative behaviours. There are three alternatives: Firstly, when a user attempts to login she can either succeed or fail. If she fails there are two alternatives, of which only one is legal: When the login lifeline receives the reply fail it should reply with fail.

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