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Use Cases: Patterns and Blueprints by Karin Palmkvist, Gunnar Övergaard

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Chapter 44. Mistake: Security Levels with Actors

Fault

Capturing the security levels restricting who may use the different services of the system only by defining actors corresponding to the security levels.

Keywords: Access rights, business role.

Incorrect Model

Model

Model

Detection

A use-case model lacking an explicit use case for checking access rights is a warning sign when the usage of the system is to be restricted. However, it is necessary to check the details in the use-case descriptions to be sure this modeling mistake has been made, because the check of the access rights might be hidden inside the use cases (see Chapter 27, “Access Control”).

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