Technique for limiting access to the resources of a system to authorised programs, processes, users or other systems. ACL
(real estate) an ability to permit or deny the possibility or means of entering or approaching, as in the case of a gated area for entering or leaving a development or facility; (Internet) a password, code, key or other identifier that restricts access to a file The Network is free-access; i.e., its websites have no access controls. definition of access defined access control defined gated defined definition of gated development defined gated community defined
The service, which protects information through the control of authorisations of individuals for knowledge or rights of manipulation. Restrictions placed on user's access rights to systems, applications, and directories are examples of Access Control.