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ACM

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Access Control Mechanism

Definition(s):

  Implementations of formal AC policy such as AC model. Access control mechanisms can be designed to adhere to the properties of the model by machine implementation using protocols, architecture, or formal languages such as program code.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-192 under Access Control Mechanism