Generically, a Resource is a source or supply from which benefit is produced which is often referred to as an "asset".

Resource may be any of the following:

For most of the discussions on Ldapwiki, we are probably refer to a Protected Resource or a Resource that a Subject is attempting to access.

Resource may refer to a Information Technology Resources or any physical facilities

Resources are materials or other assets that are transformed to produce benefit and in the process may be consumed or made unavailable.

From a human perspective a natural Resource is anything obtained from the environment to satisfy human needs and wants.

From a broader biological or ecological perspective a Resource satisfies the needs of a living organism (see biological resource).[1]

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[#1] Adapted from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resource 2012-09-30