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SP 800-162

Guide to Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) Definition and Considerations

Date Published: January 2014

Author(s)

Vincent Hu (NIST), David Ferraiolo (NIST), Richard Kuhn (NIST), Adam Schnitzer (BAH), Kenneth Sandlin (MITRE), Robert Miller (MITRE), Karen Scarfone (Scarfone Cybersecurity)

Abstract

Keywords

access control; access control mechanism; access control model; access control policy; attribute based access control (ABAC); authorization; privilege
Control Families

Access Control;

Documentation

Publication:
SP 800-162 (DOI)
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Supplemental Material:
SP 800-162 (EPUB) (txt)

Related NIST Publications:
NISTIR 8112
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Topics

Security and Privacy
access authorization; access control