Security - Authorization

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1 - About

After a user has been authenticated, the next critical aspect of security is ensuring that the user can do and see what they are authorized to do and see. This is done generally by the assignation of group to the user.

Authorization is the the process of granting an authenticated user access to a resource in accordance to their assigned privileges.

Authorization is a broad term for controlling access to resources based on user privileges.


3 - User Account Control (UAC)

UAC limits application software to standard user privileges until an administrator authorizes an increase or elevation. See also User space

security/authorization.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/18 14:44 by gerardnico