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Access Control for SAR Systems



Stephen Quirolgico, Chung Tong Hu, Tom T. Karygiannis


The Access Control for SAR Systems (ACSS) project focused on developing a prototype privilege management system used to express and enforce policies for controlling access to Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) data within the law enforcement domain. This report details the work conducted for the ACSS project including the design, implementation and integration of distributed software components for rendering policy decisions, storing subject and resource data, and facilitating web-based retrieval of SAR records.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7815
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ABAC, access control, law enforcement, policy, privilege management, SAR, Suspicious Activity Report, XACML


Quirolgico, S. , , C. and Karygiannis, T. (2011), Access Control for SAR Systems, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 15, 2024)
Created July 1, 2011, Updated November 10, 2018