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A Modular Access Control Service for Supporting Application-Specific Policies

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5 Author(s)
Verhanneman, T. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Katholieke Univ., Leuven, Heverlee ; Piessens, F. ; Win, B.D. ; Truyen, E.
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Aspect-oriented software development techniques can help modularize the enforcement of application-specific access control policies. Middleware platforms must cater to a variety of applications. The access control services integrated in these platforms support only access control policies with limited expressiveness and typically enforce only an invocation access policy. Enforcing such a policy only takes into account information in the method invocation and fails to include application state or context in the access decision process

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Distributed Systems Online, IEEE  (Volume:7 ,  Issue: 6 )