Authorization and Privacy for Semantic Web Services

Lalana Kagal, Massimo Paolucci, Naveen Srinivasan, Grit Denker, Tim Finin and Katia Sycara
Conference Paper, March, 2004

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In this paper we address security of semantic Web services that are declaratively described in OWL-S. We propose ontologies to annotate OWL-S input and output parameters with respect to their security characteristics, including encryption and digital signatures. Moreover, we propose to incorporate privacy and authentication policies into OWL-S descriptions and requester profiles. We designed and implemented algorithms to check policy compliance and integrated them in the service selection process of the OWL-S MatchMaker. We extended the OWL-S VM with features for encrypting and signing messages exchanged between service requester and provider.


author = {Lalana Kagal and Massimo Paolucci and Naveen Srinivasan and Grit Denker and Tim Finin and Katia Sycara},
title = {Authorization and Privacy for Semantic Web Services},
year = {2004},
month = {March},
keywords = {semantic Web services, security, ontologies, OWL-S, encryption, MatchMaker, algorithm, XML},
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