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What's Wrong with Access Control in the Real World?

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2 Author(s)
Sinclair, S. ; Dartmouth Coll., Dartmouth, NH, USA ; Smith, S.W.

This article enumerates some simplifying assumptions the security community has made in its effort to gain traction with the access control problem. For many environments, a dramatic and painful mismatch seems to exist between these simplifying assumptions and reality. The authors argue that effective security in these environments might therefore require rethinking these assumptions.

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Security & Privacy, IEEE  (Volume:8 ,  Issue: 4 )