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NIST SP 800-204B

Attribute-based Access Control for Microservices-based Applications using a Service Mesh

Date Published: August 2021


Ramaswamy Chandramouli (NIST), Zack Butcher (Tetrate), Aradhna Chetal (TIAA)



attribute-based access control; authentication policy; authorization policy; CI/CD; DevSecOps; JSON web token; microservices-based application; mutual TLS; next generation access control; policy enforcement point; role-based access control; service mesh; service proxy; zero trust
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Supplemental Material:
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Publication Parts:
SP 800-204
SP 800-204A
SP 800-204C
SP 800-204D

Document History:
01/26/21: SP 800-204B (Draft)
08/06/21: SP 800-204B (Final)