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Authorization

Acronym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Access privileges granted to a user, program, or process or the act of granting those privileges.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

  A procedure to verify whether an entity is eligible to access a requested network or service.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-120

  The process that takes place after authentication is complete to determine which resources/services are available to a WiMAX device.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-127

  The process of verifying that a requested action or service is approved for a specific entity.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-152

  The granting or denying of access rights to a user, program, or process.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-27 Rev. A
NIST SP 800-33

  The process of defining and maintaining the allowed actions.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-36

  Access privileges that are granted to an entity; conveying an “official” sanction to perform a security function or activity.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3

  Access privileges granted to an entity; conveys an “official” sanction to perform a security function or activity.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 2

  Access privileges granted to an entity; conveys an “official” sanction to perform a given security function or activity.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 3 Rev. 1

  The right or a permission that is granted to a system entity to access a system resource.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2 (RFC 4949)

Synonym(s):

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