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== Definition ==
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'''Administrative access''' (also referred to as '''privileged access''' or '''root access''') is an
 
'''Administrative access''' (also referred to as '''privileged access''' or '''root access''') is an
   
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== Source ==
 
== Source ==
   
[[NIST]], "Creating a Patch and Vulnerability Management Program," [[NIST Special Publication 800-40]], Ver. 2 (Jan. 2006).[http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-40-Ver2/SP800-40v2.pdf]
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* [[NIST]], "Creating a Patch and Vulnerability Management Program," [[NIST Special Publication 800-40]], Ver. 2 (Jan. 2006).[http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-40-Ver2/SP800-40v2.pdf]
 
[[Category:Security]]
 
[[Category:Security]]
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[[Category:Definition]]

Revision as of 07:09, 17 December 2010

Definition

Administrative access (also referred to as privileged access or root access) is an

advanced level of access to a computer or application that includes the ability to perform significant configuration changes to the computer's operating system.

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