Improving Grid Services Security with Fine Grain Policies

  • Fabrizio Baiardi
  • Fabio Martinelli
  • Paolo Mori
  • Anna Vaccarelli
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3292)

Abstract

Grid computing is a continuously growing research field that concerns the implementation of a large scale resource sharing among different kind of institutions over the Internet. The sharing of resources among untrusted entities poses non trivial security problems. This paper proposes an approach to improve the security of computational services in the grid environment. For each grid service, this approach defines a fine grain security policy, that details the operations that are allowed on this service. This policy determines the secure environment where the grid job is executed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabrizio Baiardi
    • 1
  • Fabio Martinelli
    • 2
  • Paolo Mori
    • 2
  • Anna Vaccarelli
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di InformaticaUniversità di PisaPisa
  2. 2.Istituto di Informatica e TelematicaCNR PisaPisa

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