CISSP Question of the Day – 6-30-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: Access Control

There are several different models addressing access control, each having its own pros and cons. In one access control model the subject is only allowed access to an object if the security label of the subject is greater than or equal to that of the object. Documentation on this access model will often refer to the enforcing the ‘greatest lower bound’ and ‘least upper bound’ of access when subjects and object interact. What is the name of this access model?

  1. Role-Based Access Control
  2. Discretionary Access Control
  3. Bounds-Based Access Control
  4. Lattice-Based Access Control
  5. Task-Based Access Control

Check Your Answer

  1. Lattice-Based Access Control

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Colin Weaver is co-owner and lead instructor at ITdojo, Inc., a network security and information assurance training center and consulting firm located in Virginia Beach, VA. His passion for technology, networks, and security has led him to become enthralled with the idea of IPv6 and its implementation. In this blog he will share with you glimpses of what he has learned and a hint at what you’ll learn in his classes.