BPEL4RBAC: an Authorisation Specification for WS-BPEL

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Wang, Xin, Zhang, Yanchun, Shi, Hao and Yang, Jian (2008) BPEL4RBAC: an Authorisation Specification for WS-BPEL. In: Web Information Systems Engineering - WISE 2008 : 9th International Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, September 1-3, 2008. Proceedings. Bailey, J, Maier, David, Schewe, Klaus-Dieter, Thalheim, B and Wang, Xiaoyang Sean, eds. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (5175). Springer, Berlin, pp. 381-395.


Business process management is designed to make business activities and trade easier and more cost effective. The increasing business integration and legal requirements raise the need for secure business processes. However, the openness and distribution nature of inter- organisational business processes may result in more security breaches. As a widely accepted standard, WS-BPEL does not support for business process security protection even if the participating organisations already have working security policies. To address this problem, we have developed an authorisation specification BPEL4RBAC for WS-BPEL. Through BPEL4RBAC access control model,with an extension for WS- BPEL, called BPEL4RBAC policy language, the secure WS-BPEL is then achievable. The former introduces the access control capability into business process environment while the latter is used to represent the authorisation information in WS-BPEL.

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Item type Book Section
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/5291
DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-85481-4_29
Official URL http://download.springer.com/static/pdf/929/chp%25...
ISBN 9783540854807
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
Historical > SEO Classification > 8903 Information Services
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
Keywords ResPubID14756, business processes management, Web services, business information systems, security, access, authorisation specification, system architecture
Citations in Scopus 12 - View on Scopus
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