Libair::xml is a module of libair (formerly libIH) to manipulate XML document. It addressed the need for using XML documents conforming to various computer security data representation standards (in different states of development).
Three XML data representation formats are supported, each targeting a different level of abstraction in computer security.
Standards efforts cannot exist in a vacuum, but must be implemented in operational systems. Libair::xml makes is possible to easily build programs, such as AirCERT, that make use of these standards by providing the following functionality to manipulate security event data: