File Lock System

Rather than rely on 3rd party software to provide data security, the Operating System contains a Security Subsystem that manages access to any Locked File in the system. Locked Files contain author-defined access permissions for a specific set of usernames and passwords. On accessing a Locked File, the Operating System enters a Secure Mode, which prevents data from being digitally copied or broadcasted over a public output device.

Publication Date
11 March 2009

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