Free Trial

Safari Books Online is a digital library providing on-demand subscription access to thousands of learning resources.

  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 12. System Security > Levels of Operating System Security

Levels of Operating System Security

The following is a discussion of an optional topic, which is somewhat more sophisticated than the previous material.

As you have seen, UNIX provides a variety of security features. These include user identification and authentication through login names and passwords, discretionary access control through permissions, file encryption capabilities, and audit features, such as the last login record. However, general-purpose UNIX Systems do not provide for the level of security required for sensitive applications, such as those found in governmental and military applications.


  

You are currently reading a PREVIEW of this book.

                                                                                                                    

Get instant access to over $1 million worth of books and videos.

  

Start a Free Trial


  
  • Safari Books Online
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint