Access Sentinel is an authorization server that centralizes access control and strengthens security.
It provides a mechanism to impose policy-based authorization. The natural language of an organization’s security policy, describing who should have access to what and when, is defined in rules using the next level of access control, attribute-based access control (ABAC).
ABAC goes beyond simply defining who has access to which resources by also considering the why, when and where of entitlement.
It controls access to resources according to various attributes or conditions, such as user roles, resource attributes, time of access, location, and more. Entitlement becomes a more precise and tailored mechanism, delivering a high level of security and flexibility.
This deeper level of fine-grained authorization: