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The Four Main Types of Access Control for Businesses

The Four Main Types of Access Control for Businesses

Access control plays an important role in the security of many businesses by allowing personnel to restrict or grant access to specified location or resources. Currently, there are four primary types of access control models: mandatory access control (MAC), role-based access control (RBAC), discretionary access control (DAC), and rule-based access control (RBAC). Each model outlines different levels of permissions and how they are assigned.

Largest U.S. beer festival will be ‘immersive online experience’ in 2020 because of COVID-19

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(The Center Square) - The country's largest ticketed beer festival has cancelled its in-person event this year, instead opting for an "immersive online experience" because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Great American Beer Festival, typically held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, was originally scheduled for Sept. 24-26 but will instead offer livestream experiences from Oct. 16-17, the Brewers Association said.

Colleges, universities navigate new virtual world of learning amid COVID-19

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For years, Michael Shelmet said he has been working with college faculty to discuss the ways online platforms can be used to augment classroom instruction.

In the second half of March, Shelmet, director of instructional technology at Drexel University, ramped up his efforts as word came the Philadelphia-based higher education institution was going to be closing its campus and transitioning to online learning in response to COVID-19.