Axiomatics’ Vice President of Business Development, Gerry Gebel, was interviewed by Cynthia Artin on the intersection of Federated Identity Management with Dynamic Authorization. The virtualization of nearly everything digital is pushing more and more applications, services, storage, and compute
While it is predicted that “by 2020, 70% of enterprises will use Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) to protect critical assets” (Gartner), a lot of confusion still lingers around what exactly an organization can expect to get out of ABAC, or Dynamic Authorization. A quick
A founder of a former company said something to me as we closed the doors, “I wish I built a tiered subscription model at the start.” He went on to describe how many companies give up too much capability with their initial release, then when it becomes popular, they can’t grow or easily
The big data landscape is, not surprisingly, big. Matt Turck’s excellent blog (mattturck.com) has good coverage on the development in this area and captures how much the landscape has grown over the past few years. The figure below, created by Turck, captures the vendors in the Big Data
The Abbreviated Language For Authorization (Wikipedia) or ALFA is a domain specific language used to express XACML authorization policies. It is by far much easier to work with than writing the raw XML. Depending on who you ask it is easier to understand and work with than UI tools. Currently there
The XACML standard provides a means of returning the reason for an access request denial through the use of the Obligations and Advice expressions, which were added in the 3.0 standard. A comprehensive explanation of Obligations and Advice can be found in our blog entry titledYou are not obliged to
One of the great benefits of Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) is that it can be as coarse or fine-grained as you need it to be. You start with two attributes: role and data, and you have Role Based Access Control (RBAC). But from there, it gets much more interesting, as you can add as few or
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.