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1. Classify each of the following as an example of a mandatory, discretionary, or originator controlled policy, or a combination thereof. Justify your answers. a. The file access control mechanisms of the LINUX operating system. As the owner of the file can provide access for others based on his/her discretion, it is the Discretionary access control. b. A system in which no memorandum can be distributed without the author’s consent. As only the author of the memorandum can give permission for the distribution, it is the originator access control. c. A military facility in which only generals can enter a particular room. If the permission for accessing the room is based on the system control and can’t be changed, it is the Mandatory access control; However, if the access can be provided to generals by the military facility as the owner it could be considered as a Discretionary access control. 2. The Bell-LaPadula model is used to enforce information confidentiality through controlling the data flow direction. In short, it can be summarized as “no read up, no write down”. To define the “up” and
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