Security Identifier (SID)
Definition - What does Security Identifier (SID) mean?
Techopedia explains Security Identifier (SID)
Windows security makes use of SIDs in these security elements:
- In access tokens as an identifier for a user or a group to which a user belongs
- In access control entities as an authorization for access of a trustee whether allowed, denied or audited.
- In security descriptors in order to identify who owns an object and primary group
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