TitleSecuring Geospatial Information
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsHiggins, Chris, Matheus Andreas, and Ramage Steven
MagazineGEOconnexion International Magazine
Date Published10/2010

Geospatial content and service providers frequently need to control who is accessing their content. Such control may be necessary to ensure profits, or to respect agreements with other providers in the value chain, or to respect privacy rights, or to reduce risks to information, lives, real property or national security, or perhaps for other reasons. This article looks at the role of standards in securing geospatial information.