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Using Electronic Institutions to secure Grid environments

Ashri, Ronald, Payne, Terry R., Luck, Michael, Surridge, Mike, Sierra, Carles, Aguilar, Juan Antonio Rodriguez and Noriega, Pablo (2006) Using Electronic Institutions to secure Grid environments At Tenth International Workshop CIA 2006 on Cooperative Information Agents, United Kingdom. , pp. 461-475.

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Abstract. As the technical infrastructure to support Grid environments matures, attention must be focused on integrating such technical infrastructure with technologies to support more dynamic access to services, and ensuring that such access is appropriately monitored and secured. Such capabilities will be key in providing a safe environment that allow the creation of virtual organisations at run time. This paper addresses this issue by analysing how work from within the field of Electronic Institutions (EIs) can be employed to provide security support for Grid environments, and introduces the notion of a Semantic Firewall (SFW) responsible for mediating interactions with protected services given a set of access policies. An overarching guideline is that such integration should be pragmatic, taking into account the real-life lessons learned whilst developing, deploying and using the GRIA infrastructure for Grid environments.

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: Event Dates: September
Venue - Dates: Tenth International Workshop CIA 2006 on Cooperative Information Agents, United Kingdom, 2006-09-01
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science, IT Innovation


Local EPrints ID: 262694
PURE UUID: ab1341ef-951c-45af-8369-5f86638fa3f9

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Date deposited: 09 Jun 2006
Last modified: 03 Oct 2017 16:41

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Author: Ronald Ashri
Author: Terry R. Payne
Author: Michael Luck
Author: Mike Surridge
Author: Carles Sierra
Author: Juan Antonio Rodriguez Aguilar
Author: Pablo Noriega

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