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Glossary of Key Terms

Access control

The process of providing and denying access to objects.

Access control entry (ACE)

An individual entry in a DACL.

Access control list (ACL)

The list of access permissions for an object.

Active Directory (AD)

A shared database of domain users, groups, computers, resources, and other information, along with network functionality to centralize and standardize network management and interoperation.

Administrative control

A management action, written policy, procedure, guideline, regulation, law, or rule of any kind.

Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

An encryption algorithm ...

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