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Access Control Systems

Security, Identity Management and Trust Models


About this book


Access Control Systems: Security, Identity Management and Trust Models provides a thorough introduction to the foundations of programming systems security, delving into identity management, trust models, and the theory behind access control models. The book details access control mechanisms that are emerging with the latest Internet programming technologies, and explores all models employed and how they work. The latest role-based access control (RBAC) standard is also highlighted.

This unique technical reference is designed for security software developers and other security professionals as a resource for setting scopes of implementations with respect to the formal models of access control systems. The book is also suitable for advanced-level students in security programming and system design.


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  1. 1.IBM Corp.AustinUSA

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From the reviews:

"This book on access control systems centers on security, identity management, and trust models. … The book includes adequate references and a handy index. … The coverage of topics in the book is satisfactory. The book will be useful for those who wish to go deep into mechanisms for access control. It may be used for advanced courses in information security. Practitioners and university students are likely to benefit from reading it. I recommend this book as a useful reference for access control." (S. V. Nagaraj, Computing Reviews, December, 2006)