Security Policies

Updated: October 26, 2022

Although QNX Neutrino allows a process to set which operations it is permitted to do, a better option is to use the system’s security policies functionality.

Among other advantages, using centralized security policies means that a resource manager does not have to predict which privileges are needed to operate in an individual system or how those privileges might change over time.

Note that some OS components and/or subsystems may have specific security policy practices:

OS component/Subsystem See:
Screen Graphics Subsystem “Security policies” in the Screen Graphics Subsystem Developer's Guide