OASIS made progress last week on security standards, ratifying the Extensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) 2.0 and successfully passing the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 2.0 through interoperability tests. While SAML enables the secure exchange of authentication and authorization details, XACML defines an XML schema for representing authorization and entitlement policies.
- Posted by: Nate Borg
- Posted on: March 07 2005 16:24 EST
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with all these acronyms.
[quote]XACML 2.0 can be of particular interest to those deploying SAML, looking for a practical way to implement RBAC or protecting hierarchical resources, such as portions of XML documents[/quote]