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Security | Access Control Systems

October 15, 2007

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Controlling access to information systems and other associated networks is necessary for the preservation of the CIA triad i.e. Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of the systems and networks. The following presentation discusses the types of access controls, authentication mechanisms and SSO in general to see how the access to various resources can be secured efficiently […]

Acegi : Using SwitchUserProcessingFilter : Playing another user

July 16, 2007

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Recently on one of our projects we had the need to allow the ROLE_ADMIN to login as another user without knowing or changing the password of that user. For example ‘Jack’ has the ROLE_ADMIN and ‘Suzy’ has the ROLE_USER. Now ‘Jack’ wants to login as suzy without knowing her password and carry out some tasks […]