File system access controls allow administrators to limit data access to only those users with authorized access. All modern file systems provide administrators with a way to restrict access to files and directories based upon the identity of a user or group. In this video, learn how to use file system permissions and access control lists to restrict access to data on Windows and Linux systems.
- [Instructor] File system access controls…allow administrators to limit data access…to only those users with authorized access.…All modern file systems provide administrators with a way…to restrict access to files and directories…based upon the identities of users and groups.…These access control systems allow the simple enforcement…of an organization's security policies.…The NTFS file system,…used on Windows servers and workstations,…provides a graphical interface that allows file owners…to easily add and remove users and groups from file access…and modify the access that users…and groups have to existing files.…
NTFS has five basic sets of permissions…that may be assigned to users and groups.…Full control is just that.…A user with full control of a file or folder…may perform any action on that file or folder.…They can read, execute, delete, modify, take ownership,…or change file permissions.…They're in full control.…Read permission allows a user…to read the contents of a file…or list the contents of a folder.…
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Note: This course is part of a series releasing throughout 2018. A completed Learning Path of the series will be available once all the courses are released.
- Understanding data security policies and roles
- Limiting data collection
- Developing security baselines
- Leveraging industry standards
- Restricting access to data with Windows and Linux file permissions
- Encrypting data
- Securing cloud storage