Access Control System (ACS)

Access Control System (ACS) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): ACS

Definition(s): A set of procedures and/or processes, normally automated, which allows access to a controlled area or to information to be controlled, in accordance with pre-established policies and rules.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-152

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary