One of the key benefits of an Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) system is the ability to use many attributes to make fine-grained authorization decisions. The XACML reference makes getting these attributes easier by defining Policy Information Points (PIP). This article assumes you are already
How ABAC Can Help Protect IP and Speed Time-To-Market. Manufacturers face unique challenges when it comes to data protection. With digital transformation upon them, many manufacturers are literally awash with terabytes of data that needs storing, mining - and equally important - safeguarding.
Policy Decision Points (PDP) are managed through Authorization Domains in the Axiomatics Services Manager (ASM). When a new policy is applied to a Domain, the PDPs in that Domain will get notified and call the ASM API to retrieve the new Domain Configuration (including the policy). When the PDPs
In order to better support the configuration of an Axiomatics solution (APS, ARQ, ADAF MD...) the Axiomatics Professional Services team suggest the use of a database view. To someone who is setting up an ABAC (Attribute Based Access Control) solution and who is not necessarily a database expert,
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Key Attributes and Derived Attributes Key Attributes are the basis of a XACML request. PEPs can send any number of attributes to the PDP. At the very minimum it needs to send "key" attributes i.e. the user identity, the resource identity and type and the action identity. This creates the minimal