Location-Aware Authentication and Access Control

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2009 International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Bradford, United Kingdom May 26-May 29


The paper first discusses motivations why taking into account location information in authentication and access control is important. The paper then surveys current approaches to location-aware authentication, including the notion of context-based flexible authentication policies, and to location-aware access control, with focus on the GEO-RBAC model. Throughout the discussion, the paper identifies open research directions.


Security, privacy, distributed systems, mobile applications

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