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attribute-based access control (ABAC)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Access control based on attributes associated with and about subjects, objects, targets, initiators, resources, or the environment. An access control rule set defines the combination of attributes under which an access may take place. See also identity, credential, and access management (ICAM).
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015