Adieu RBAC, See ya ABAC, Hello FBAC.

Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) and Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) are terrific innovations, but they have not kept pace with changes in technology, the workplace or our digital lifestyles. We need a new approach, which we name Function-Based Access Control (FBAC).

Passing The Time vs. Passing The Buck: Happy 2017

As we ring in the New Year 2017, we muse upon the arbitrary definitions of our calendar, and how similar decisions creep into presumably-scientific pursuits such as software development.

Access Control is a Security Issue

Today we want to talk about a crucial part of software development: Role Based Access Control, also known by the barbaric acronym RBAC.

My Co-founder Quit. What Now? Keep Going.

My co-founder went AWOL, then quit. This is an introspective analysis of what I did, right and wrong, before and after his departure. It includes my Top 10 Lessons learned.

Toxic APIs, or Don Quixote 2.0

How silo mentality, developer mindsets, and incrementalism are particularly toxic for APIs … and what we can do about it.

Adieu RBAC, See ya ABAC, Hello FBAC.

Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) and Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) are terrific innovations, but they have not kept pace with changes in technology, the workplace or our digital lifestyles. We need a new approach, which we name Function-Based Access Control (FBAC).

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