A General Approach to Securely Querying XML

Ernesto Damiani, Majirus Fansi, Alban Gabillon, Stefania Marrara



Access control models for XML data can be classified in two major categories: node filtering and query rewriting systems. The first category includes approaches that use access policies to compute secure user view on XML data sets. User queries are then evaluated on those views. In the second category of approaches, authorization rules are used to transform user queries to be evaluated against the original XML dataset. The aim of this paper is to describe a general query rewriting technique to securely querying XML. The model specification is given using a Finite State Automata, ensuring generality and easiness of stan- dardization w.r.t. specific implementation techniques


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Damiani E., Fansi M., Gabillon A. and Marrara S. (2007). A General Approach to Securely Querying XML . In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Security in Information Systems - Volume 1: WOSIS, (ICEIS 2007) ISBN 978-972-8865-96-2, pages 115-122. DOI: 10.5220/0002417301150122

in Bibtex Style

author={Ernesto Damiani and Majirus Fansi and Alban Gabillon and Stefania Marrara},
title={A General Approach to Securely Querying XML},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Security in Information Systems - Volume 1: WOSIS, (ICEIS 2007)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Security in Information Systems - Volume 1: WOSIS, (ICEIS 2007)
TI - A General Approach to Securely Querying XML
SN - 978-972-8865-96-2
AU - Damiani E.
AU - Fansi M.
AU - Gabillon A.
AU - Marrara S.
PY - 2007
SP - 115
EP - 122
DO - 10.5220/0002417301150122