The-definition.com

Definition

Account lockout

Account lockout is the process of automatically disabling a user account based on certain criteria (for example. too many failed logon attempts).

Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Virtual docking
    One of numerous point-to-point wireless infrared technologies that permit laptops to exchange ...
  • Routable
    A protocol that includes network layer information and can be forwarded by a router, is ...
  • Combination network
    A network that incorporates both peer-to-peer and server-based capabilities, known as ...
  • Shell
    Shell is the command-line interpreter on a UNIX or Linux system. The shell includes built-in ...
  • Sub layer
    The two components of Layer 2, the Data Link layer (DDL), of the OSI reference model. ...