access control


access control: 1. A service feature or technique used to permit or deny use of the components of a communication system. 2. A technique used to define or restrict the rights of individuals or application programs to obtain data from, or place data onto, a storage device. 3. The definition or restriction of the rights of individuals or application programs to obtain data from, or place data into, a storage device. 4. [The] process of limiting access to the resources of an AIS to authorized users, programs, processes, or other systems. [NIS] 5. That function performed by the resource controller that allocates system resources to satisfy user requests. (188)


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