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SP 800-178

A Comparison of Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) Standards for Data Service Applications: Extensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) and Next Generation Access Control (NGAC)

Date Published: October 2016

Author(s)

David Ferraiolo (NIST), Ramaswamy Chandramouli (NIST), Vincent Hu (NIST), Richard Kuhn (NIST)

Abstract

Keywords

access control mechanism; access control model; access control policy; attribute based access control (ABAC); authorization; Extensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML); Next Generation Access Control (NGAC); access control; privilege
Control Families

Access Control;

Documentation

Publication:
SP 800-178 (DOI)
Local Download

Supplemental Material:
None available

Related NIST Publications:
Book
SP 800-162
NISTIR 7987 Rev. 1
NISTIR 7316

Document History:
12/02/15: SP 800-178 (Draft)
10/03/16: SP 800-178 (Final)

Topics

Security and Privacy
access authorization; access control