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Access control list

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  1. [computing] A security scheme for file level security (as opposed to traditional user, group levels, or the somewhat stricter role levels.) Abbreviated ACL.


  1. Access control list: An access control list, with respect to a computer file system, is a list of permissions attached to an object. An ACL specifies which users or system processes are granted access to objects, as well as what operations are allowed on given objects. Each entry in a typical ACL specifies a subject and an operation. For instance, if a file has an ACL that contains, this would give Alice permission to read and write the file and Bob to only read it.
    • also known as 存取控制串列
  2. Access Control List is a file format.

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Google previewDictionary of Computer Networking

Access Control List Abbr. ACL. A list or table containing information about the users, processes, and objects that can access a specific file or object.

Google previewThe CPM Dictionary (2004)

The Single Source for Acronyms, Terms, and Abbreviations in Business Continuity, Security and Emergency Management by Paul Kirvan

Access Control List (ACL): Tool ...

Google previewDictionary of it Terms (2009)

by S.k.bansal

access control list: An access control list (ACL) is a table that tells a computer operating system ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Information Security (2007)

by G. Manoilov, B. Radichkova

d'acces r аппаратура fуправления доступом 33 access control information а Information f der Zugriffskontrolle f information f de contrôle d'acces r информация f для управления доступом 34 access control list d Liste f der Zugriffskontrolle ...

Google previewDictionary of Computing (101-)

Updated with the latest technologies by Handz Valentín

ACL (Access Control List). Access Control List (ACL), also known as Access List, is a mechanism that implements access control for a system resource by listing the identities of the system entities that are permitted or denied access to the ...

Google previewThe Information Security Dictionary (2006)

Defining the Terms that Define Security for E-Business, Internet, Information and Wireless Technology by Urs E. Gattiker

Access Control List (ACL) is a method ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

Schematic of health information management system entry with restrictions and user rights; access control list. ACCESS ESTABLISHMENT: A policy that sets the rules for determining the right of a person ...

Google previewThe Computer and Information Science and Technology Abbreviations and Acronyms Dictionary (1994)

by David W. South

Access Control List; Advanced CMOS [Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor] Logic; Application Control Language (IEEE); Association for Computational Linguistics (US); Atlas ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer & Information Technology (2014)

by Mrinal Talukdar

Access control list (ACL) An access control list is a table that tells a computer operating system which access rights each user has to a particular system object, such as a file directory or individual file. Access log An access log is a list of all the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Multimedia 1999 (2014)

Terms and Acronyms by Brad Hansen

Access Control List (ACL)(n.) List of theservices available onaserver.Each item on thelist also has a list ofthehosts permitted to use that particular service. access line (n.) The connecting line between a customer«s premises and the central ...

Google previewInternet Security Dictionary (2007)

by Vir V. Phoha

access control list (1) A data structure associated with a resource ...

Google previewLinux Dictionary

by Binh Nguyen

contains a DACL (discretionary access control list) enumeration which users and groups may access the object. See: Access Control List for more information. Key point: There are different kinds of access.

Google previewThe International Dictionary of Data Communications (1998)

by Robert A. Saigh

Access control list (ACL): In a network, a database with valid users and the allowed access level for each user. Access fee: The fee a local telephone company levies to connect to any local communications network or network's system. Access ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cryptography and Security (2014)

by Henk C.A. van Tilborg, Sushil Jajodia

Access Control List (ACL) is a list of permissions associated with an object.

Similarly, Access Control List (ACL) represents the Access Matrix in a column-wise manner and stores a separate ACL for each object.

Google previewFiber Optics Illustrated Dictionary (2002)

by J.K. Petersen

access control list ACL. A list, table, or database that provides a reference for various levels of security within a system. It can be as simple as a list of names in ...

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