Reasoning about Relation Based Access Control

Alessandro Artale, Bruno Crispo, Fausto Giunchiglia, Fatih Turkmen, Rui Zhang
2010 2010 Fourth International Conference on Network and System Security  
Relation Based Access Control (RelBAC) is an access control model that places permissions as first class concepts. Under this model, we discuss in this paper how to formalize typical access control policies with Description Logics. Important security properties, i.e., Separation of Duties (SoD) and Chinese Wall are studied and formally represented in RelBAC. To meet the needs of automated tools for administrators, we show that RelBAC can formalize and answer queries about access control
more » ... and administrative checks resorting to the reasoning services of the underlying Description Logic.
doi:10.1109/nss.2010.76 dblp:conf/nss/ArtaleCGTZ10 fatcat:m5axizilbfdqje5ljjekakgc7u