Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Discretionary access controls, part of CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) Cert Prep: 4 Identity and Access Management.
- [Narrator] Discretionary access control systems…offer a flexible approach to authorization,…allowing users to assign access permissions to other users.…The owners of files, computers and other resources…had the discretion to configure permissions…as they see fit.…Discretionary access control systems are the most…common form of access control, because they provide…organizations with needed flexibility.…Imagine if users in your organization didn't have…the ability to assign file rights to other users…as needed, and IT had to be involved in every request.…
That would certainly make like difficult, wouldn't it?…Let's look at an example of a discretionary…access control system.…Imagine that we have a file containing information…on some of the organization's employees.…Alice, an analyst within Human Resources,…created the file and the operating system recognizes…her as the file owner.…Alice, however, created this file at Bob's request…and she wants Bob to have permission to do everything…that Alice can do.…So Alice gives Bob full control permission over that file.…
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- Identification methods
- Authentication factors
- Multifactor authentication
- Single sign-on
- Authorization and access controls
- Account management