CompTIA Security+ Question A-81

A security technician is working with the network firewall team to implement access controls at the company’s demarc as part of the initiation of configuration management processes. One of the network technicians asks the security technician to explain the access control type found in a firewall. With which of the following should the security technician respond?

A. Rule based access control
B. Role based access control
C. Discretionary access control
D. Mandatory access control

Answer: A

Rule-based access control is used for network devices, such as firewalls and routers, which filter traffic based on filtering rules.