We work in an industry with its own language--acronyms.
A lot of them come and go or are so esoteric that few people in industry even know about them. I'm hopeful that a standard I'm tracking won't fall into one of these buckets. It is called the Extensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML, pronounced zack-mil). This markup language was first ratified by OASIS in 2003. XACML 3.0 is currently in the works.
What's so special about XACML? This standard has the potential to help simplify the mess around two questions:
Who should have access … Read more