Made a career of seeking out a Data Centric Security Paradigm where security enforced data policy that was independent of the of the infrastructure and application used to share and process that data. This has resulted in the publication of the Information Exchange Framework (IEF) at the OMG. A policy-driven data-centric solution to information sharing and safeguarding; and an open standard!
Have a read and feel free to comment. Better still - participate in the development of the DCS standards!