Location-Aware Authentication and Access Control


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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Authoritative Citation

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