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access control

[′ak‚ses kən‚trōl]
(computer science)
A restriction on the operations that a user of a computer system may perform on files and other resources of the system.

access control

The management of admission to system and network resources. It grants authenticated users access to specific resources based on company policies and the permission level assigned to the user or user group. Access control often includes authentication, which proves the identity of the user or client machine attempting to log in. See network access control, authentication, access control list and information security.
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Summary: Wireless access control is now widely been deployed with wired access controls in many commercial facilities and institutions.
Contract notice: supply and installation of access controls for buried and semi-underground containers and complete underground, semi-underground containers with or without access control and container parts reference number: 2019-fcs-acp-0010
Access controls authenticate and authorise individuals to access the information they are allowed to see and use.
CrossChex is an intelligent management system of time attendance and access control devices, which is applicable to all Anviz time attendances and access controls.
Implementing distributed application systems, the data model and access controls have to ensure the distribution is reliable, scalable, and secure enough.
While architecting a complete key management system can be time-consuming, companies must implement a key archive and backup policy, with appropriate access controls, to minimize risk.
Most end-user markets will register healthy growth in electronic access controls demand through 2007, with lesser-developed markets such as business/professional/personal services, financial institutions and trade/distribution establishments generally holding the best prospects in terms of per-annum growth.
Traditionally, managing security has required mapping an organization's security policy to a relatively low-level set of access controls. With RBAC, it is not necessary to translate an organizational view into another view in order to accommodate an access control mechanism.
Technical recommendations included improvement of specific access controls dealing with the e-filing systems and networks.
While the financial industry relies on many tools to provide the required protection, access controls appear to be a growing part of the mix.
Contract notice: supply and installation of access controls for buried and semi-underground containers and complete containers, underground, semi-underground with or without access control and container parts