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This project will study the potential of the recent research work on policy driven management to provide more effective solutions to the integrated management of security.

Deriving authority from security policy

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Integrating the authorization of access to national services with the constantly changing requirements for access and resource management within institutions leads to a very complex network of constraints, and will lead to high operational costs and barriers to uptake. 

This project will study the potential of the recent research work on policy driven management to provide more effective solutions to the integrated management of security. It will use an extended scenario to estimate the complexity involved and the benefits of a policy-based approach in overcoming it. It will deliver a review of how these techniques can be applied to the national academic infrastructure over a five year period and identify the actions needed to realise the benefits.

Project Staff

Project Partners

University of Kent (lead organisation).

Summary
Start date
1 October 2002
End date
31 July 2003
Funding programme
Authentication, Authorisation and Accounting programme
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