Access Control Models: Controlling Resource Authorization

There are various access control models, each with a specific intent and purpose. Determining the ideal model for an application can help ensure proper authorization to application resources. Each of the primary models will be covered, including the MAC, DAC, RBAC, and ABAC Access Control models. Examples, challenges, and benefits of each will be discussed to provide a further insight into which solution may best serve an application. Application sensitivity, regulations, and privacy may drive which model is selected.

Thursday, Jan 14th, 02:00pm-02:50pm
Theater Room

About Mark Niebergall

Mark Niebergall is a passionate PHP software engineer with over a decade of hands-on experience working on PHP projects. He leads a team working on an occupational health screening project that is revolutionizing drug testing. Mark has a Masters degree in Management Information Systems, is SSCP and CSSLP certified, volunteers for (ISC)2 exam development, and is an active UPHPU member. Mark is an expert drone pilot, reminisces about great video games, and is proudly teaching his kids how to push buttons and use technology.