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Information technology - Security techniques - A framework for access management

ISO/IEC DIS 29146, Information technology - Security techniques - A framework for access management

Committee: ISO/IEC JTC1/SC 27

Comment Period Closes: 2015-09-27

This International Standard defines and establishes a framework for Access Management (AM) and the secure management of the process to access information and Information and Communications Technologies ICT information resources, associated with the accountability of a subject within some context.

This International Standard provides concepts, terms and definitions applicable to distributed access management techniques in network environments.

This International Standard also provides explanations about related architecture, components and management functions. The subjects involved in access management might be uniquely recognized to access information systems, as defined in ISO/IEC 24760,"A framework for identity management".

The nature and qualities of physical access control involved in access management systems are outside the scope of this document.

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