Authorization is a process of determining, by evaluating applicable access control information, whether a subject is allowed to have the specified types of access to a particular resource. In simpler terms, the process or act of granting access privileges or the access privileges as granted.

Related Terms: Access Control, Access Control Mechanism, Authentication

Source: OASIS SAML Glossary 2.0; Adapted from CNSSI 4009

What Does This Mean for my SMB? 

It’s vital to ensure that your organization has policies and processes in place to ensure only authorized personnel are accessing your data and/or systems. Additionally, CyberHoot recommends the following best practices to protect individuals and businesses against, and limit damages from, online cyber attacks:

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