CIS_Quiz2 - CIS410 Quiz #2 1. Briefly define the difference...

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CIS410 Quiz #2 1. Briefly define the difference between MAC and DAC. DAC (Discretionary Access Control) - Controls access based on the identity of the requestor and on access rules (authorizations) stating what requestors are (or are not) allowed to do. MAC (Mandatory Access Control) - Controls access based on comparing security labels (which indicate how sensitive or critical system resources are) with security clearances (which indicate sstem entities are eligible to access certain resources). 2. How does RBAC relate to DAC and MAC? RBAC (Role-Based Access Control) - Controls access based on the roles that users have within the system and on rules stating what accesses are allowed to users in given roles. 3. List and define the three classes of subject in an access control system. Owner: This may be the creator of a resource, such as a file. Group: In addition to the privileges assigned to an owner, a named group of users may also be the granted access rights . World: The latest amount of access is granted to users who are able to access the system but are
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course CIS CIS410 taught by Professor Mr.t during the Spring '11 term at ECPI College of Technology.

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CIS_Quiz2 - CIS410 Quiz #2 1. Briefly define the difference...

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