Access Control Administration

Once an organization develops a security policy, supporting procedures, standards, and guidelines (described in Chapter 3), it must choose the type of access control model: DAC, MAC, or role-based. After choosing a model, the organization must select and implement different access control technologies and techniques. Access control matrices, restricted interfaces, and content-dependent, context-dependent, and rule-based controls are just a few of the choices.

If the environment does not require a high level of security, the organization will choose discretionary and/or role-based. The DAC model enables data owners to allow other users to access their resources, so an organization should choose the DAC model only ...

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