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Securing Files and Verifying File Integrity in Oracle® Solaris 11.4

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Updated: November 2020
Chapter 3

Labeling Files for Data Loss Protection

This chapter addresses how to label sensitive data to comply with isolation requirements from corporate security, legislation, and standards bodies. In Oracle Solaris you can create a label policy that marks files and file systems as sensitive by applying labels to them. Only users who have the clearance to handle those sensitive files can view or modify them. Even privileged users and roles can be prevented from accessing the contents of labeled files. For information about user access to labeled files, see Chapter 6, Labeling Processes for Data Loss Protection in Securing Users and Processes in Oracle Solaris 11.4.