Attribute-based Fine Grained Access Control for Triple Stores


Monday, September 14, 2015, 10:30am - Monday, September 14, 2015, 11:30am

346 ITE

access control, information assurance, rdf, security, semantic web

The maturation of semantic web standards and associated web-based data representations like have made RDF a popular model for representing graph data and semi-structured knowledge. However, most existing SPARQL endpoint supports simple access control mechanism preventing its use for many applications. To protect the data stored in RDF stores, we describe a framework to support attribute-based fine grained access control and explore its feasibility. We implemented a prototype of the system and used it to carry out an initial analysis on the relation between access control policies, query execution time, and size of the RDF dataset.

For more information, see: Ankur Padia and Timothy Finin, Attribute-based Fine Grained Access Control for Triple Stores, 3rd Society, Privacy and the Semantic Web - Policy and Technology workshop (PrivOn 2015), 14th Int. Semantic Web Conf., Oct. 2015.

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