Attribute-Based Access Control

Attribute-Based Access Control definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): ABAC

Definition(s): Access control based on attributes associated with and about subjects, objects, targets, initiators, resources, or the environment. An access control rule set defines the combination of attributes under which an access may take place.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary