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Access Control in a Port – A GeoRBAC Approach

  • Eneko OlivaresEmail author
  • Benjamín Molina
  • Carlos E. Palau
  • Manuel Esteve
  • Miguel A. Portugués
  • Alejandro García-Serrano
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9578)

Abstract

Access Control mechanisms are nowadays mandatory to guarantee a minimum level of security in physical or logical environments. Different attributes can be used to grant access to users. In critical infrastructures individual position of users and devices is a clear alternative or complement. GeoRBAC is an extension of the Role Based Access Control (RBAC) mechanism that considers the position as another condition when performing access control decisions. In this paper we propose a real implementation and deployment of a GeoRBAC system integrated in the ICT infrastructure of a port, using OGC Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) set of standards to allow geolocation information interoperability.

Keywords

Access control mechanisms Location-based services Security Transport and logistics 

Notes

Acknowledgment

The work in this paper has been partially funded by CELTIC ACIO: Access Control In Organizations, co-funded by the Ministry of Industry (AEESD - TSI-100201-2013-50); and H2020 DORA: Door to Door Information for Airports and Airlines (H2020-MG 635885).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eneko Olivares
    • 1
    Email author
  • Benjamín Molina
    • 1
  • Carlos E. Palau
    • 1
  • Manuel Esteve
    • 1
  • Miguel A. Portugués
    • 2
  • Alejandro García-Serrano
    • 2
  1. 1.Universitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain
  2. 2.InfoPort Valencia (IPV)ValenciaSpain

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