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Specifying process-aware access control rules in SBVR

Goedertier, Stijn, Mues, Christophe and Vanthienen, Jan (2007) Specifying process-aware access control rules in SBVR In, Advances in Rule Interchange and Applications. Berlin. Germany, Springer pp. 39-52. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4824). (doi:10.1007/978-3-540-75975-1).

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Access control is an important aspect of regulatory compliance. Therefore, access control specifications must be process-aware in that they can refer to an underlying business process context, but do not specify when and how they must be enforced. Such access control specifications are often expressed in terms of general rules and exceptions, akin to defeasible logic. In this paper we demonstrate how a role-based, process-aware access control policy can be specified in the SBVR. In particular, we define an SBVR vocabulary that allows for a process-aware specification of defeasible access control rules. Because SBVR does not support defeasible rules, we show how a set of defeasible access control rules can be transformed into ordinary SBVR access control rules using decision tables as a transformation mechanism.

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Published date: 2007
Additional Information: ISSN: 0302-9743
Keywords: access control, defeasible logic, rbac, sbvr, bpm


Local EPrints ID: 51617
ISBN: 9783540759744
PURE UUID: f3a9576f-8380-4c57-bd96-d2c0e0a480dd

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Date deposited: 27 Aug 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:48

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Author: Stijn Goedertier
Author: Christophe Mues
Author: Jan Vanthienen

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