publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Conference object . 2001

The Ponder Policy Specification Language

Naranker Dulay; Emil Lupu; Morris Sloman; Nicodemos Damianou;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2001
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The Ponder language provides a common means of specifying security policies that map onto various access control implementation mechanisms for firewalls, operating systems, databases and Java. It supports obligation policies that are event triggered condition-action rules for policy based management of networks and distributed systems. Ponder can also be used for security management activities such as registration of users or logging and auditing events for dealing with access to critical resources or security violations. Key concepts of the language include roles to group policies relating to a position in an organisation, relationships to define interactions b...
Subjects
free text keywords: Specification language, Enterprise information system, Information system, Policy-based management, Computer security, computer.software_genre, computer, Access control, business.industry, business, Group Policy, Process management, Computer science, Security management, Security policy
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