Objective 5: Manage File Permissions and Ownership

Filesystem security is a fundamental requirement for any multiuser operating system. The system’s files, such as the kernel, configuration files, and programs, must be protected from accidents and tampering by unauthorized people. Users’ files must be protected from modification by other users and sometimes must be kept completely private. In general, a form of access control must be implemented to allow secure operations.

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