Enhancing the Hierarchical Clustering Mechanism of Storing Resources’ Security Policies in a Grid Authorization System
Many existing grid authorization systems adopt an inefficient structure of storing security policies for the available resources, which reduces the scalability and leads to huge repetitions in checking security rules. One of the efficient mechanisms that handles these repetitions and increases the scalability is the Hierarchical Clustering Mechanism (HCM) . HCM outperforms the Brute Force Approach as well as the Primitive Clustering Mechanism (PCM). This paper enhances HCM to accommodate the dynamism of the grid and the same is demonstrated using new algorithms.
KeywordsGrid Authorization Hierarchical Clustering Mechanism HCM Access Control
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