GitBAC: Flexible access control for non-modular concerns

Mark Robinson, Jianwei Niu, Macneil Shonle
<span title="">2011</span> <i title="IEEE"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="" style="color: black;">2011 26th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2011)</a> </i> &nbsp;
Today's techniques for controlling access to software artifacts are limited to restricting access to whole files and directories. But when a company's access control policy does not match a project's existing physical modularization, these techniques require either an all-or-nothing approach or re-modularization of the files and directories. The increased maintenance overhead this brings to project administration can lead to unimplemented or insufficient developer access control and an
more &raquo; ... risk of insider security incidents (e.g., theft of intellectual property). We have created a tool (GitBAC) to provide access control of software artifacts using a crosscutting concern instead of artifact modularization. Our method provides fine-grained access control of artifacts and accommodates flexible access control policies.
<span class="external-identifiers"> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener noreferrer" href="">doi:10.1109/ase.2011.6100109</a> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener" href="">dblp:conf/kbse/RobinsonNS11</a> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener" href="">fatcat:cmsplcwdgjfqlga2pbp5fnbt6a</a> </span>
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