Mechanism for Peforming Role Assigment and Authorization Simoultaneously
Original Publication Date: 2002-Aug-12
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21
A program is disclosed that performs role assignment and authorization simultaneously for role-based authorization systems. Traditional methods first assign roles to an authenticated identity, then perform authorization based on the roles. On the other hand, the program performs authorization, roles contained in authorization rules are assigned to the identity.
The following figure depicts an overview of the program.