security identifier (SID) definition

Contributor(s): Anthony J. Galella

In Windows NT and 2000 operating systems, the security identifier (SID) is a unique alphanumeric character string that identifies each operating system and each user in a network of NT/2000 systems.

This was first published in September 2005

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