#XACML Data Loss Prevention / Network Access Control (DLP/NAC) Profile V1.0 Committee Specification 01 is published the XACML TC

OASIS is pleased to announce the approval and publication of a new Committee Specification by the members of the OASIS eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) TC:

XACML Data Loss Prevention / Network Access Control (DLP/NAC) Profile Version 1.0
Committee Specification 01
16 February 2015


This specification defines a profile for the use of XACML in expressing policies for data loss prevention and network access control tools and technologies. It defines standard attribute identifiers useful in such policies, and recommends attribute value ranges for certain attributes. It also defines several new functions for comparing IP addresses and DNS names, not provided in the XACML 3.0 core specification.

Description of the TC:

The XACML Technical Committee defines a core XML schema and associated profiles for representing authorization and entitlement policies.

The prose specifications and related files are available here:

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Distribution ZIP file

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Members of the OASIS eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) TC [1] approved this specification by Special Majority Vote. The specification had been released for public review as required by the TC Process [2]. The vote to approve as a Committee Specification passed [3], and the document is now available online in the OASIS Library as referenced above.

Our congratulations to the TC on achieving this milestone and our thanks to the reviewers who provided feedback on the specification drafts to help improve the quality of the work.

========== Additional references:

[1] OASIS eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) TC

[2] Public reviews:
- 30-day public review, 06 November 2014: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/members/201411/msg00000.html
- Comment resolution log: http://docs.oasis-open.org/xacml/xacml-3.0-dlp-nac/v1.0/csprd01/xacml-3....

[3] Approval ballot:

Associated TC: 
eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML)