A process by which entry into and internal movement within a facility is managed.
Source: API RP 781 Security Plan Methodology for the Oil and Natural Gas Industries.1st Ed. September 2016. Global Standards
The process of granting or denying specific requests for or attempts to: 1) obtain and use information and related information processing services; and 2) enter specific physical facilities.
Adapted from: CNSSI 4009
Source: NICCS™ Portal Cybersecurity Lexicon, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (https://niccs.us-cert.gov/glossary) as of 11 November 2015, Global Standards
Means to ensure that access to assets is authorized and restricted based on business and security requirements.
Source: ISO/IEC 27000:2014, Information technology — Security techniques — Information security management systems — Overview and vocabulary, Third Edition, January 2014. Global Standards
Protection of system resources against unauthorized access; a process by which use of system resources is regulated according to a security policy and is permitted by only authorized entities (users, programs, processes, or other systems) according to that policy .
Source: ANSI/ISA–99.00.01–2007, Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems, Part 1: Terminology, Concepts, and Models, 29 October 2007. National Standard
Canadian Standards Association
The control of persons, vehicles, and materials through entrances and exits of a restricted area.
- Note: Access control is an aspect of security that often utilizes a combination of electronic and hardware systems and specialized procedures to control and monitor movement into, out of, and within a restricted area. Access to various areas might be limited to place or time or a combination of both.
(Source: www.asisonline.org, 2006)
Source: Canadian Standards Association, Z246.1-09, Security management for petroleum and natural gas industry systems, August 2009, Regional Standards