Case Studies and Examples

Now that you understand the theory behind designing a comprehensive access control system, let’s examine how these systems are implemented in real-world situations.

Private Sector Case Study

Cloud Collaboration recently launched a Software as a Service (SaaS) office suite. This suite includes a word processor, as well as presentation, email, calendar, and spreadsheet applications. Also included are collaboration and web-authoring tools.

SaaS is a model of software distribution that hosts software in a cloud-based environment on a subscription basis. Instead of simply selling an application, a SaaS vendor offers access to the applications for a small subscription fee. The application and data are stored on the vendor’s ...

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