University of Hertfordshire

Expressing a policy

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  • M.R. Low
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Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Hertfordshire
Publication statusPublished - 1996

Publication series

NameUH Computer Science Technical Report
PublisherUniversity of Hertfordshire


Policies, in particular security policies, are typically modelled using access control lists. This technique is not sufficient to model the full 'semantics' of a policy, especially when it applies to a task executed in a distributed environment. This article proposes a different means of expressing a policy based on extended capabilities.

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