Tag: Authorization

Granularity in authorization: Fine grained vs. coarse grained authorization

As discussed in previous post about authorization, it’s the process by which the access or entitlement of the requester for the requested resource is decided or assured. Granularity which literally means “level or scale of detail” and hence granularity in authorization means the level of details used to put on authorization rules for evaluating a … Continue reading Granularity in authorization: Fine grained vs. coarse grained authorization

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Authentication and Authorization : 2 to tango

There are two terms namely “authentication” and “authorization” and people are often curious and confused between the two. Yes, of course they are related to security and in today’s world of distributed computing, cloud computing and Service Oriented architecture, these two necessitate and coupled with each other to provide a secure access to the resources. … Continue reading Authentication and Authorization : 2 to tango