Security

Security Label-Based Authorization in Directory Services

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Security Labels provide an important mechanism for controlling access to information in many high security environments, and are also useful in environments with lower security requirements. This paper provides a reasonably detailed description of how security labels and clearances work, both in general and in LDAP/X.500 directory services, while attempting to avoid some of the significant complexity often attributed to the subject.