E unibus pluram: Massive-Scale Software Diversity as a Defense Mechanism

Michael Franz

NSPW ’10: Proceedings of the 2010 workshop on New security paradigms, Pages 7-16

DOI 10.1145/1900546.1900550

Used by the Diversify project

Franz proposes to generate massive diversity through compilation, for security purposes. He identifies a number of paradigm shifts necessary for this massive diversification. This paper is a good conceptual overview for diversity synthesis and solid reference for the objectives of DIVERSIFY.