access token

Noun.  (computer science) an object that describes the security context of a process or thread, such as the user's identity and privileges[http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/db2luw/v8/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.db2.udb.doc/core/c0011631.htm "Access token on Windows provides users' group information"] (DB2 Universal Database)[http://computing-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/access+token "Access token"] (TheFreeDictionary).

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