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What does MAC stand for?

MAC stands for Mandatory Access Control

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Some of the best practices recommended for tokenisation include strong authentication and implementing mandatory access controls across the tokenisation system, whether for tokenising or de-tokenising data, as well as securing authentication credentials from unauthorised access or use.
99) offers up the fundamentals of computer security, updating basics developed in the original edition and including concepts ranging from encryption systems and mandatory access control to web attacks, security policies, wireless network issues and more.
For enterprises distributing handheld devices running on the Pocket PC platform, PointsecO for Pocket PC provides enforceable mandatory access control along with data encryption, all of which can be centrally managed.
The company says it is aimed at businesses and organisations deploying handheld devices operating on the Windows CE platform who require enforceable and centrally managed data security, including mandatory access control and data encryption.
B1/EST-X includes mandatory access control, password and encryption level management, multilevel directory access control, and a slew of security auditing features to better track user access to resources and root out unauthorized accesses.