Which of the following is a characteristic of MAC (Mandatory Access Control)?
A. Use levels of security to classify users and data B. Allow owners of documents to determine who has access to specific documents C. Use access control lists which specify a list of authorized users D. Use access control lists which specify a list of unauthorized users
Use levels of security to classify users and data -mandatory access control is a strict hierarchical model, first developed by governments and it is based on classifying data on importance and categorizing data by department. users receive specific security clearances to access this data. for instance, the most important piece of data would have the highest classification, where only the president would of that department would have access; while the least important resources would be classified at the bottom where everyone in the organization including the janitors could access it.