Security+ Exam Prep Question of the Week

A firewall is an example of what type of access control model?

  1. Role Based Access Control
  2. Mandatory Access Control
  3. Rule Based Access Control
  4. Discretionary Access Control

The correct answer is 3.

A firewall uses rules, ACLs, and/or filters to make allow/deny decisions on network traffic. This is a primary example of a rule based access control mechanism.

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