Semantic Matching of WS-SecurityPolicy Assertions

  • Monia Ben Brahim
  • Tarak Chaari
  • Maher Ben Jemaa
  • Mohamed Jmaiel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7221)


The lack of semantics in WS-SecurityPolicy (WS-SP) hampers the effectiveness of matching the compatibility between WS-SP assertions. To resolve this problem, we present in this paper a semantic approach for specifying and matching the security assertions. The approach consists in the transformation of WS-SP into an OWL-DL ontology and the definition of a set of semantic relations that can exist between the provider and requestor security concepts. We show how these relations lead to more correct and flexible matching of security assertions.


Semantic Relation Security Policy Semantic Rule Semantic Match Algorithm Suite 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Monia Ben Brahim
    • 1
  • Tarak Chaari
    • 1
  • Maher Ben Jemaa
    • 1
  • Mohamed Jmaiel
    • 1
  1. 1.ReDCAD LaboratoryUniversity of Sfax, National School of Engineers of SfaxSfaxTunisia

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