What is the protection How does it differ from security?
Security grants the system access to the appropriate users only. While protection deals with the access to the system resources.
What is protection discuss on various goals of protection?
Goals of Protection
Operating system consists of a collection of objects, hardware or software. Each object has a unique name and can be accessed through a well-defined set of operations. Protection problem – ensure that each object is accessed correctly and only by those processes that are allowed to do so.
What is meant by protection?
noun. the act of protecting or the state of being protected; preservation from injury or harm. a thing, person, or group that protects: This vaccine is a protection against disease.
What is security and protection in operating system?
Protection and security requires that computer resources such as CPU, softwares, memory etc. are protected. This extends to the operating system as well as the data in the system. This can be done by ensuring integrity, confidentiality and availability in the operating system.
What are protection goals?
Goals of Protection
Each object has a unique name and can be accessed through a well- defined set of operations. Protection problem – ensure that each object is accessed correctly and only by those processes that are allowed to do so. to users.
What is the main objective of protection?
Ensure that each object is accessed correctly and only by allowed processes.
What is the principle of protection?
The principle of protection involves placing a barrier between the pathogen and the susceptible part of the host to shield the host from the pathogen.
What is protection domain?
A protection domain is a grouping of a code source and permissions—that is, a protection domain represents all the permissions that are granted to a particular code source. In the default implementation of the Policy class, a protection domain is one grant entry in the file.
What do you mean by file protection?
[′fīl prə‚tek·shən] (computer science) A mechanical device or a computer command which prevents erasing of or writing upon a magnetic tape but allows a program to read the data from the tape.