Meta objects for access control: extending capability-based security

@inproceedings{Riechmann1997MetaOF,
  title={Meta objects for access control: extending capability-based security},
  author={Thomas Riechmann and Franz J. Hauck},
  booktitle={NSPW},
  year={1997}
}
Object-based programming is becoming more and more popular and is currently conquering the world of distributed programming models. In object-based systems, access control is often based on capabilities, as capability-based security is a well-known paradigm. It has been extended by means to restrict, revoke, and expire capabilities. On the other hand, capabilities have serious drawbacks. First, in object-based systems, programming is based on the frequent exchange of object references (i.e… CONTINUE READING