Experimental Analysis on Access Control Using Trust Parameter for Social Network

  • Saumya Omanakuttan
  • Madhumita Chatterjee
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 420)


Technology made socializing very simple and easy, connecting everyone is just a matter of a click today. The security of our personal information and sharing that information in the digital world has always been a major challenge for the ever-growing social networks. When it comes to the relationship between people and technology, the attribution of trust is a matter of dispute always. This paper proposes an access control scheme called Trust Based Access Control for Social Networks, or STBAC, which allows users to share data among their friends, using a trust computation to determine which friends should be given access. This trust computation uses previous interactions among a user’s friends to classify his or her peers into privileged or unprivileged zones, which determine whether that peer gains access to the user’s data. The system will work as a filter for each of the peer and try to evaluate the trust access control in social networks.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saumya Omanakuttan
    • 1
  • Madhumita Chatterjee
    • 1
  1. 1.Pillai’s Institute of Information TechnologyNavi MumbaiIndia

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