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Securing XML documents with Author-X

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3 Author(s)
E. Bertino ; Milan Univ., Italy ; S. Castano ; E. Ferrari

Author-X is a Java-based system that addresses the security issues of access control and policy design for XML document administration. Author-X supports the specification of policies at varying granularity levels and the specification of user credentials as a way to enforce access control. Access control is available according to both push and pull document distribution policies, and document updates are distributed through a combination of hash functions and digital signature techniques. The Author-X approach to distributed updates allows a user to verify a document's integrity without contacting the document server

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IEEE Internet Computing  (Volume:5 ,  Issue: 3 )