Glossary of Technical Terms

In this appendix, we provide definitions for the list of key terms that appeared at the end of each chapter. In addition, we have included some other definitions that might be helpful.


Access Control Entry (ACE)

Each entry in an Access Control List is known as an Access Control entry (ACE).

Access Control List (ACL)

An Access Control List is a list of users that can access an object and the specific actions that the user can perform on the object.

account lockout

A security feature that is used to disable an account when certain procedures are violated, such as the number of times a user attempts to log on unsuccessfully.

account policies

Used to configure the security attributes for the user accounts in the domain. ...

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