Situation-Aware Access Control for Industrie 4.0

  • Marc Hüffmeyer
  • Pascal Hirmer
  • Bernhard Mitschang
  • Ulf Schreier
  • Matthias Wieland
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 867)

Abstract

In recent years, the Internet of Things emerges as a new paradigm that enables new applications, such as Smart Factories, Smart Homes, and Smart Cities. In these applications, privacy and security are important issues, especially regarding the access to sensors and actuators. Sometimes, this access should only be permitted if a certain situation occurs, e.g., access to a camera should only be allowed in an exceptional situation. In this paper, we enable situation-based access control for sensitive components in the Internet of Things, focusing on Industrie 4.0. To realize this, we combine an attribute-based access control system with a situation recognition system to create a highly flexible, well performing, and situation-aware access control system. This access control system is capable of automatically granting or prohibiting access depending on situation occurrences and other dynamic or static security attributes.

Keywords

Authorization Attribute based access control Situation-awareness REST Internet of Things 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work is partially funded by the BMWi project IC4F (01MA17008G).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Hüffmeyer
    • 1
  • Pascal Hirmer
    • 2
  • Bernhard Mitschang
    • 2
  • Ulf Schreier
    • 1
  • Matthias Wieland
    • 2
  1. 1.Hochschule Furtwangen UniversityFurtwangen im SchwarzwaldGermany
  2. 2.Universität StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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