Extensible Access Control Framework for Cloud Based Applications

Principal Investigator’s Organization (PIO):

School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, NUST, Islamabad

Principal Investigator (PI):

Dr. Muhammad Awais Shibli

Summary

This research project focused on design and development of an effectively comprehensive access control framework to assure that IT operations of any enterprise can achieve reliable access control management for their applications hosted on SaaS delivery model of Cloud. This framework provided high-level of extensibility and security by incorporating multiple access control models pertaining to the needs of Cloud service consumers. Efforts put on this research has provided a generic platform to specify and manage complex access control policies in a flexible manner. Thus enterprises are being facilitated by transforming their security policies to security implementation without having expensive and error-prone work. In other words, this framework acts as an access control layer between application and users of application.

Start Date 15-Mar-2013

Duration 24 months

Budget PKR 13.06 million

Status  Project in Inclosure Process

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Thematic Area  Security

Project Website 
http://ais.seecs.nust.edu.pk