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Axiomatics Blog : ALFA

Stay in the know on the latest in authorization, attribute-based access control (ABAC), and modernizing your access control strategy.

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Scalability, flexibility, and security – Why you need a hierarchical policy structure

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How can I manage many complex permit rules for the same ALFA policy?

See how you can efficiently create and manage complex rules within an ALFA policy that is easy for humans to read and maintain.

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Handling multi-valued attributes in ALFA – How “bag” can it get?

See how you can leverage the power of ALFA to help your Policy Decision Point (PDP) handle multi-valued attributes.

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What’s the difference between policy target and rule target in ALFA?

Learn how you can use ALFA to specify a Target in both a Policy and a Rule, addressing a common question using XACML.

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How can I use policy references in ALFA?

Learn how you can define and use Policy and PolicySet references in ALFA (abbreviated language for authorization).

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