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AC

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Access Control (NIST SP 800-53 security control family)

Definition(s):

  The process of granting or denying specific requests to 1) obtain and use information and related information processing services and 2) enter specific physical facilities (e.g., federal buildings, military establishments, border crossing entrances).
Source(s):
FIPS 201-3 under Access Control

  The process of granting or denying specific requests to: 1) obtain and use information and related information processing services; and 2) enter specific physical facilities (e.g., federal buildings, military establishments, border crossing entrances).
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-10B under Access Control from FIPS 201-2, CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 1800-25B under Access Control from FIPS 201-2, CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 1800-26B under Access Control from FIPS 201-2, CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 800-12 Rev. 1 under Access Control from FIPS 201-2

  The process of granting or denying specific requests: 1) for obtaining and using information and related information processing services; and 2) to enter specific physical facilities (e.g., Federal buildings, military establishments, and border crossing entrances).
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-27B under Access Control from CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 1800-27C under Access Control from CNSSI 4009-2015

  The process of permitting or restricting access to applications at a granular level, such as per-user, per-group, and per-resources.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-113 under Access Control

  Procedures and controls that limit or detect access to critical information resources. This can be accomplished through software, biometrics devices, or physical access to a controlled space.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-192 under Access Control
NISTIR 7316 under Access Control

  The process of granting or denying specific requests to: (i) obtain and use information and related information processing services; and (ii) enter specific physical facilities (e.g., Federal buildings, military establishments, and border-crossing entrances).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-79-2 under Access Control

  The process of limiting access to resources of a system only to authorized programs, processes, or other systems (in a network).
Source(s):
NISTIR 4734 under Access Control

  The process of granting or denying specific requests for obtaining and using information and related information processing services.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7711 under Access Control

  The process of granting or denying specific requests: 1) obtain and use information and related information processing services; and 2) enter specific physical facilities (e.g., Federal buildings, military establishments, border crossing entrances).
Source(s):
FIPS 201 [version unknown] under Access Control

  Process of granting access to information system resources only to authorized users, programs, processes, or other systems.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-32 [Withdrawn] under Access Control

  The process of granting access to information technology (IT) system resources only to authorized users, programs, processes, or other systems.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-47 [Superseded] under Access Control