File owners manage resource permissions by the creation of access control lists. An access control list is simply a table containing usernames and the permissions granted to each user on a resource. Explore the purpose and use of access control lists, including Windows NTFS file permissions, in this video.
- [Instructor] In a discretionary access…control system, resource owners have the ability…to set and modify permissions for other users…of the system.…File owners manage resource permissions…by the creation of access control lists.…An access control list is simply a table containing…user names and the permissions granted…to each user of a resource.…For example, I might own a file on a computer governed…by a discretionary access control system…and decide that I want other users to access my file.…
I might grant one user the ability to edit the file…and a large group the ability to read the file.…Each one of these decisions would require an entry…in an access control list.…The NTFS file system used by Windows implements…access control lists and allows users to assign…a variety of permissions.…Full control is just what the name implies.…The user can perform any action on the file or folder.…Read permission allows the user to view…the contents of the file.…
Read and execute permission goes beyond…the read permission and also allows the user…
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- Identity and access management overview
- Identification mechanisms: user names, access cards, biometrics, and registration
- Authentication factors
- Password authentication protocols
- Identity as a service (IDaaS)
- Enforcing accountability
- Managing credentials with policies
- Using access control lists
- Defending against access control attacks
Skill Level Advanced
1. Identity and Access Management
5. Credential Management
7. Access Control Attacks
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