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ABAC 101 Articles

How ABAC fits into an IAM Framework


IAM teams are finding that Attribute Based Access Control is key to meeting regulatory and

The Basics of Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC)


Access control has gone beyond simply need-to-know to include need-to-share

ABAC for Pharmaceuticals – Executive Summary


Providing the right stakeholders with unobstructed access to sensitive data is essential in any

Federal Mission: Dissemination and Information Sharing using ABAC


Law enforcement, defense, and intelligence agencies are under the obligation to securely share as

Running Axiomatics Policy Server in the Cloud


Part 1: How to Containerize Containerization is a trend we’ve seen at the enterprise level and

The Convergence of Personalization and Authorization


A founder of a former company said something to me as we closed the doors, “I wish I built a

Axiomatics Policy Server Product Sheet


Axiomatics Policy Server is the most complete solution available for enterprise-wide roll out of

Five Ways to Prepare for an ABAC Program


As adoption of a policy-based approach to access control using ABAC becomes more widespread,

Top Five Trends to Transform Enterprise Security in 2017


Our experts at Axiomatics got together at the end of the year to take a look at the trends in store

How can many complex permit rules for the same policy be managed?


Background XACML, the eXtensible Access Control Markup Language, is an authorization language that

Axiomatics Capabilities Brochure


This brochure provides a full overview on Axiomatics and our dynamic authorization product suite.

What is the main difference between XACML 3.0 and XACML 2.0?


To Axiomatics prospects and customers, standardization, or standards compliance, is of great

Externalized Dynamic Authorization in a [Micro]Services World


Part 1: OAuth and OpenID Connect Come Together with Externalized Dynamic Authorization Want the

In XACML, what is a bag?


Background Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) leverages attributes in combination with a set of

How Big Data is Driving Evolution in Identity and Access Management


What is Big Data and Why You Should Care In a previous post, I discussed some of the security

Why don’t I get Obligations or Advice back on Indeterminate or Not Applicable responses?


Background When a policy is being evaluated in XACML 3.0 Policy Decision Points (PDP), Obligations

How can the permit-unless-deny combining algorithm be dangerous?


Background We haven’t discussed combining algorithms much, but they are just one of the many

Security, Dynamic Authorization and the Big Data Landscape


The big data landscape is, not surprisingly, big. Matt Turck’s excellent blog ( has

SmartGuard for Big Data – Product Sheet


SmartGuardTM for Big Data from Axiomatics is the only Big Data authorization solution that supports

SmartGuard(TM) for Big Data – Data Sheet


SmartGuardTM for Big Data from Axiomatics is the only Big Data authorization solution that supports

The Future of Data-Centric Security


  Click here to view recording Data-centric security solutions control access via a

Power & Utilities Industry Brief


Discover how companies in the power and utilities sectors can use attribute based access control

Axiomatics Boot Camp: Testing XACML Policies Using JUnit, Eclipse, and the Abbreviated Language for Authorization (ALFA)


Experts Henrik Johansson of Knowit and David Brossard of Axiomatics provide a deep dive into

Axiomatics Back to Basics: ABAC 101


The benefits of Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) for your organization. Attribute Based

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