2013 IEEE 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops (2005)
Columbus, Ohio, USA
June 6, 2005 to June 10, 2005
Jian Lu , Nanjing University
Chun Cao , Nanjing University
To solve the security issues in a mobile agent system, the access control is always employed. Existing access control models enable the agent?s identity, trust and other information to influence the security decisions. We argue that the path which a mobile agent travels along should be taken into consideration and affect what the agent can do dynamically. An access control model is proposed in this paper which captures the path history of the agent and reaches a decision according to both whether the path matches a path pattern set and whether the path can follow a host patch set. The flexibility of this model is shown and some issues in implementing such a model are discussed as well.
Jian Lu, Chun Cao, "A Path-History-Sensitive Access Control Model for Mobile Agent Environment", 2013 IEEE 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, vol. 06, no. , pp. 660-663, 2005, doi:10.1109/ICDCSW.2005.19