Posts tagged 'access'

architecture

Access 2: Shaped like a Matrix

There are two ways of looking at Access Control. One is easy, with a direct relation to the resources being managed. The other is advanced, but like putty in the hands of administrators; moreover, it is highly efficient. Efficiency matters; it allows us to enforce access control everywhere, with no experienced discomfort. We derive the efficient model from the one that is easy to use.

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architecture

Access 1: Dialing into Access Control

Our work on Identity is ultimately for controlling access to online services. We now introduce our thoughts on Access Control. The whole story is complex, but an analogy to the phone system can help to explain it.

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