A novel approach for Multi-Tier security for XML based documents

Bimlendu Prasad Verma
2012 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
Recently all the documents formats are being shifted from proprietary formats to the XML based standard formats. One of the key issues associated with any XML based document is security. Most of the approaches of security focus towards securing the access to the data rather than securing the data itself. So once the data/ document are out of their 'secured environment', they become completely open. However the data need to be secured in respect of confidentiality, integrity, authenticity and
more » ... -reproduction. Here we present an approach to achieve the Multi-Tier security that deals with providing integrity, non repudiation and different confidentiality levels for different users of the document. With this approach different users get to see only the allowed sections / sub sections of the XML based document.
doi:10.9790/0661-0540104 fatcat:dlvsp3hzqjarpimzagisq7qrce