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Authorization for a Multi-Cloud System

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This is a project design I am currently working on to consume SPIFFE(Secure Production Identity Framework For Everyone) bootstrapped trust and identification to provide authorization in a dynamically scaling, heterogeneous system, inspired by Mr. Prabath Siriwardena from WSO2 and under the supervision of Prof. Gihan Dias from University of Moratuwa. An enterprise system running across multiple clouds, as in the hybrid cloud, is an obvious example that will be benefitted from this. The objective is to open doors for the SPIFFE standard based systems to co-exist with rest of the systems with minimal effort, without compromising on security aspects while having an authorization solution based on SPIFFE.
What is SPIFFE? In brief, it is a trust bootstrapping and identification framework, submitted as a standard and accepted by CNCF(Cloud Native Computing Foundation)[1]. As of now, this standard has two main implementations as SPIRE and Istio[2], a platform that supports service mesh archit…

Gsoc

The first time I got to know about this in details is today, in the technical talks. It really is an idea that made me feel all of us on earth should work together competitively, sharing our knowledge to make this a better place. This is the attitude I wanted to have from a long time ago and I am not going to miss this great opportunity.
-follow the site and get details
-how to begin
-what are the requirements
-time-line
are few things that I should know as an start.The following link will give me assistance.
http://socghop.appspot.com/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2010/faqs#ideas
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