IAM glossary
Computer access

What is digital access?

Computer access refers to the ability of a user to access a computer system and use its resources, such as files, data, programs, networks, devices and computer services.

This access authorization may require the use of security measures such as passwords, authentication keys or other mechanisms to verify the user'sidentity .

There are different types of computer access, classified according to the level of privileges and control granted to the user.

For example, user access provides limited functionality for end-users, while administrator access can provide additional functionality for system-wide management.

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