07653930 is referenced by 16 patents and cites 326 patents.

Methods are disclosed for authorization to adaptively control access to a resource in a resource hierarchy. At least one role for a principal is retrieved from the resource hierarchy or a first cache based on whether the at east one role was previously retrieved from the resource hierarchy. A policy is retrieved from the resource hierarchy or a second cache based on whether the policy was previously retrieved from the resource hierarchy. The policy is evaluated based on the at least one role and a determination on whether to grant the principal access to the resource is made based on the evaluation of the policy.

Title
Method for role and resource policy management optimization
Application Number
10/366778
Publication Number
7653930 (B2)
Application Date
February 14, 2003
Publication Date
January 26, 2010
Inventor
Rod McCauley
Loveland
CO, US
Alex Toussaint
Broomfield
CO, US
Manish Devgan
Broomfield
CO, US
Philip B Griffin
Longmont
CO, US
Agent
Townsend and Townsend and Crew
Assignee
BEA Systems
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/00
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