Trends in Access Control

Access control mechanisms have until now protected relatively static resources in static environments. However with the increased development in large-scale applications, new forms of access control are starting to emerge. At this turning point, we face the problem that prior research does not address the current evolution in the industry and that there is an increasing gap between well-investigated areas in research and common practices in access control products. This paper identifies three major goals of ongoing trends, and surveys existing industrial access control technology to reveal the status quo.

By: Thomas Gross and Anthony Moran

Published in: RZ3529 in 2004


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