CSC NewsAugust 29, 2007
Yu Receives NSF Award to Study Management of Obligations in Security PoliciesDr. Ting Yu has been awarded $180,000 by the National Science Foundation to fund his research proposal titled “CT-ISG: Collaborative Research: A Framework for the Modeling and Management of Obligations in Security Policies.”
The award will run from August 1, 2007 through July 31, 2010.
Research Abstract - The correct behavior and reliable operation of an information system relies not only on what users are permitted to do, but oftentimes on what users are required to do. Such obligatory actions are integral to the security procedures of many enterprises. The management of obligations in security policies imposes significant technical challenges since obligations bear quite different properties from traditional access control.
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