Security Mechanism

what is Security Mechanism? Security Mechanism is a method, tool, or procedure for enforcing a security. A security mechanism is an entity or procedure that enforces some part of the security policy.

Security Mechanism is a method, tool, or procedure for enforcing a security. A security mechanism is an entity or procedure that enforces some part of the security policy. 

If there is a conflict in policies, discrepancies may create security vulnerabilities. A security mechanism is an entity or procedure that enforces some part of the security policy. Mechanisms may be

- Technical mechanism enforces the policy inside the system. For example, the mechanism that enables a password to authenticate the user before using the computer.


- Procedural mechanism enforces the policy outside the system. For example, the mechanism that sensor's a disk containing a game program obtained from an unreliable source. 

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