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A tool for the generation of a secure access control filter


Currently, it is well recognized that coupling graphical and formal notations offers several advantages. Indeed, even if a graphical representation permits to design a visual, synthetic and user-friendly view of the system, it may be source of ambiguity and does not permit any formal verification. Formal methods help to remedy these shortcomings by giving a precise semantics to graphical notations such that it becomes possible to verify a large range of properties and even to generate correct implementations. Nevertheless, users cannot take a full advantage of the benefits of such a combination if it is not supported by an automatic tool that liberates them from the tedious translation activity. Following this direction, the present paper describes the main functionalities of a tool that automatically generates a formal secure access control filter for information systems. The goal of the filter is to regulate the access to data of an information system according to a set of static and dynamic rules. Data are described using a UML class diagram, whereas the static and dynamic rules are modeled using \textsc{SecureUML} and UML activity diagrams respectively. Basically, the tool automatically generates the B formal specification corresponding to these diagrams and the filter
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hal-01359879 , version 1 (05-09-2016)



Thi Mai Nguyen, Amel Mammar, Régine Laleau, Samir Hameg. A tool for the generation of a secure access control filter. RCIS 2016 : 10th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science, Jun 2016, Grenoble, France. pp.1 - 12, ⟨10.1109/RCIS.2016.7549285⟩. ⟨hal-01359879⟩
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