Understanding NTFS Permissions – How to report Effective Permissions on Files and folders?

What is NTFS Permissions? NTFS permissions play a vital role in securing Operating system objects (Folders, Files, and Services etc). NTFS permissions works on the basis of what is called an Access Control Model which contains the following: • Access token • Security Descriptors Access token: Contains information about the logged on user and their […]

NTFS Permissions – A primer

This primer is intended to introduce the reader to NTFS file system in Windows. Even though the NTFS file system is more than 2 decades old, it is still one of the less understood. This article gives a quick introduction to NTFS, covering the most essential elements which may be further explored using various articles […]