ALERT

[FREE DEMO] Deploy Your Enterprise Cloud in Minutes

Extensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML)

Definition - What does Extensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) mean?

Extensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) is a system for using Extensible Markup Language (XML) conventions to address security and access protocols for the Web or for particular applications. Since 2003, this form of XML has enabled businesses and organizations to control aspects of digital security.

Techopedia explains Extensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML)

XACML is supposed to foster universal interoperability between various types of access control systems. With things like rule-based access control, XACML consolidates authorization and access policies to automate security in key ways. However, there is a lot of controversy about the use of XACML — how widespread it may be, what it can do, and what it is supposed to do, or its intended purposes. Experts contrast XACML other tools like OAuth, which also regard authentication and Web or digital security in similar yet different ways.

Techopedia Deals

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
Tweat cdn.techopedia.com
"Techopedia" on Twitter


'@Techopedia'
Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

Resources
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems:
Learn the benefits and limitations of the 3 generations of IT infrastructure – siloed, converged and hyperconverged – and discover how the 4th...
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization:
Businesses today aspire to achieve a software-defined datacenter (SDDC) to enhance business agility and reduce operational complexity. However, the...
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.