Access Control System (ACS)
- Access control is a security technique that can be used to regulate who or what can view or use resources in a computing environment.
- There are two main types of access control: physical and logical. Physical access control limits access to campuses, buildings, rooms and physical IT assets. Logical access limits connections to computer networks, system files and data.
- The four main categories of access control are:
- Mandatory access control
- Discretionary access control
- Role-based access control
- Rule-based access control
- Access control systems