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Security Model for Businesses with Network Data Structures

Security Model for Businesses with Network Data Structures
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Author(s): Lech J. Jancszewski (University of Auckland, New Zealand) and Victor Portougal (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Copyright: 2005
Pages: 4
Source title: Managing Modern Organizations Through Information Technology
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-822-2.ch128

Abstract

The paper discusses a model of security profiles for employees within industrial or commercial organisations. The information objects there are often connected to each other in a network structure. As a result security clearances based individual positions within the organization hierarchy may not be adequate. A method is presented for calculating security values of objects (security categories) and security clearances for employees in relation to the value of information accessible for each employee.

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