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security attribute

1.  Information, other than cryptographic keys, that is needed to establish and describe the protection mechanisms that secure the communications between two entities. [After X9.41]   2.   A security attribute is a piece of security information which is associated with an entity in a distributed system [ECMA138].   3.  Attributes associated with processes and files and used to determine access rights of a subject to an object [POSIX.6].

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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