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Re: Paper: Secure Manipulation of Linked Data

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 08:02:55 -0400
Message-ID: <526517EF.1070107@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rww@w3.org
On 10/21/13 7:28 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> *Abstract*
>
> When it comes to publishing data on the web, the level of access 
> control required (if any) is highly dependent on the type of content 
> exposed. Up until now RDF data publishers have focused on exposing and 
> linking public data. With the advent of SPARQL 1.1, the linked data 
> infrastructure can be used, not only as a means of publishing open 
> data but also, as a general mechanism for managing distributed graph 
> data. However, such a decentralised architecture brings with it a 
> number of additional challenges with respect to both data security and 
> integrity. In this paper, we propose a general authorisation framework 
> that can be used to deliver dynamic query results based on user 
> credentials and to cater for the secure manipulation of linked data. 
> Specifically we describe how graph patterns, propagation rules, 
> conflict resolution policies and integrity constraints can together be 
> used to specify and enforce consistent access control policies.
>
> http://sabrinakirrane.com/publications
>
> Some interesting papers here, including one to be presented at ISWC, 
> especially regarding the recent topic of access control

Also take note of the fact that NIST covers this subject matter under 
the heading: Attribute Based Access Controls (ABAC) [1]. Naturally, when 
RDF based Linked Data is added to the mix, we end up with platform 
independent solutions.


[1] 
http://csrc.nist.gov/projects/abac/july2013_workshop/july2013_abac_workshop_abac-sp.pdf 
.

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