A trust degree based access control in grid environments

Luo, Junzhou and Ni, Xudong and Yong, Jianming (2009) A trust degree based access control in grid environments. Information Sciences, 179 (15). pp. 2618-2628. ISSN 0020-0255

Abstract

The purpose of grid computing is to enable coordinated resource sharing and support cooperative work between different domains in dynamic grid environments. In order to protect each participant’s privilege and security, a secure and efficient access control is essential. This paper presents a new approach of access mechanism based on trust relationships across domains. A new calculation method of trust in grid is proposed and the difference between intro-domain trust and inter-domain trust is analyzed. In addition, a novel access control framework combined with trust degree is given from this proposal. It is shown to be adaptive for both intro-domain and inter-domain conditions. Hence, a prototype system based on the proposed model is introduced; furthermore, it has been shown as a dynamic and fine-granularity access control method through performance analyses and has also been demonstrated as a suitable system for grid environments.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: Dr Jianming Yong
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2010 12:28
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2014 01:50
Uncontrolled Keywords: grid; trust; security; access control; resource sharing
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0803 Computer Software > 080303 Computer System Security
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080501 Distributed and Grid Systems
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 89 Information and Communication Services > 8902 Computer Software and Services > 890299 Computer Software and Services not elsewhere classified
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1016/j.ins.2009.01.039
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/5649

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