On a taxonomy of delegation

Pham, Quan, Reid, Jason F., McCullagh, Adrian, & Dawson, Edward (2009) On a taxonomy of delegation. Computers & Security, 29(5), pp. 565-579.

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Delegation, from a technical point of view, is widely considered as a potential approach in addressing the problem of providing dynamic access control decisions in activities with a high level of collaboration, either within a single security domain or across multiple security domains. Although delegation continues to attract significant attention from the research community, presently, there is no published work that presents a taxonomy of delegation concepts and models. This article intends to address this gap by presenting a set of taxonomic criteria relevant to the concept of delegation. This article also applies the taxonomy to a selection of significant delegation models published in the literature.

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ID Code: 39772
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Delegation, Taxonomy, Classification, Access control
DOI: 10.1016/j.cose.2009.12.009
ISSN: 0167-4048
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Computer System Security (080303)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Elsevier Ltd.
Deposited On: 31 Jan 2011 01:53
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 14:18

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