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Protection Ring
  • One of a hierarchy of privileged modes of an ADP system that gives certain access rights to user programs and processes authorized to operate in a given mode. (FIPS PUB 39; AR 380-380)
  • one of hierarchy of privileged modes of a system that gives certain access rights to user programs and processes authorized to operate in a given mode. (NCSC-TG-004-88)