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NIST IR 7987 Rev. 1

Policy Machine: Features, Architecture, and Specification

Date Published: October 2015

Supersedes: IR 7987 (05/31/2014)


David Ferraiolo (NIST), Serban Gavrila (NIST), Wayne Jansen (Bayview Behavioral Consulting)



access control; access control policies; attribute based access control; authorization; computer security; policy enforcement; privilege management
Control Families

Access Control; Audit and Accountability; Identification and Authentication


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Supplemental Material:
None available

Related NIST Publications:
SP 800-178

Document History:
10/27/15: IR 7987 Rev. 1 (Final)