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Attribute Based Access Control



Chung Tong Hu, David F. Ferraiolo, Ramaswamy Chandramouli, David R. Kuhn


Until now, ABAC research has been documented in hundreds of research papers, but not consolidated in book form. This book explains ABAC's history and model, related standards, verification and assurance, applications, and deployment challenges; Specialized topics-including formal ABAC history, ABAC's relationship with other access control models, ABAC model validation through analysis, verification and testing, deployment frameworks such as XACML, Next Generation Access Model (NGAC), attribute considerations in implementation, ABAC applications in SOA/workflow domains and ABAC architectures and feature sets in commercial & open source products. The combination of technical and administrative information for models, standards, and products in the book is thus intended to benefit researchers as well as implementers of ABAC systems.
Attribute Based Access Control
Publisher Info
Artech House, Norwood, MA


Access Control, Authorization, Policy, Access Control Policy, Access Control Model, Access Control Testing


, C. , Ferraiolo, D. , Chandramouli, R. and Kuhn, D. (2017), Attribute Based Access Control, Artech House, Norwood, MA (Accessed July 25, 2024)


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Created November 30, 2017, Updated December 4, 2017