Encyclopedia of Wireless Networks

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Access Control

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32903-1_289-1
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Key Applications

Any data or system applications

Definition

In the field of information security, access control (AC) is the selective restriction of access to a resource (e.g., data, system, application, etc.).

Access Control Models

Access control is an effective approach to guarantee confidentiality and privacy of the resource. Figure 1 shows the history of access control models: access control lists, role-based access control, and attribute-based access control.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of MemphisMemphisUSA

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