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NIST security specialists publish role-based access control book.

NIST scientists recently published a new book, entitled Role-Based Access Control. Designed for software developers, security administrators, and students, the book covers all aspects of role-based access control (RBAC), an advanced access control model introduced in 1992. It explains the RBAC model and how it can be used by organizations to provide better security at a reduced cost. An independent study by the Research Triangle Institute found that RBAC has saved U.S. industry more than $600 million and that NIST's research was responsible for nearly half of this savings. The Web site is csrc.nist.gov/rbac.

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Title Annotation:General Developments
Publication:Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Date:Jul 1, 2003
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