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Abstract Accountability Language

Accountability becomes a necessary principle for future computer systems. This is specially critical for the cloud and Web applications that collect personal and sensitive data from end users. Accountability regards the responsibility and liability for the data handling performed by a computer system on behalf of an organization. In case of misconduct (e.g. security breaches, personal data leaks, etc.), accountability should imply remediation and redress actions. Contrary to data privacy and access control, which is already supported by several concrete languages, there is currently no language supporting accountability clauses representation. In this work, we provide an abstract language for accountability clauses representation with temporal logic semantics.

Walid Benghabrit, Hervé Grall, Jean-Claude Royer, Mohamed Sellami, Karin Bernsmed, Anderson Santana De Oliveira
Publication Date: 
Monday, July 7, 2014 to Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Benghabrit W., Grall H., Royer J.C., Sellami M., Bernsmed K., Santana De Oliveira A., "Abstract Accountability Language" in Trust Management VIII, Proceedings of 8th IFIP WG 11.11 International Conference, IFIPTM 2014, Singapore, July 7-10, 2014. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology Volume 430, Pages 229-236, Print ISBN 978-3-662-43812-1, Online ISBN 978-3-662-43813-8, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-43813-8_17.