Least Privilege and the Value of Managing All User Logons

Least Privilege and the Value of Managing All User Logons

Consider the following industry statistics:

  1. Nearly 75% of users are over-privileged, having access to information that has nothing to do with their job.
  2. 81% of data breaches involve the misuse of user credentials to access sensitive and valuable data.

Put these two concepts together and you quickly realize you have more privilege in place than ever intended. And even accounts restricted down to the bare work essential privileges can still provide enough access for a threat action to take place.

So, how should you implement least privilege and reduce the risk associated with any kind of inappropriate ‘privileged’ access?

Read more about

  • The principle of least privilege
  • Why you can’t simply focus on accounts that are ‘admin’ level
  • Four fundamental steps of least privilege
  • Logon management as a key part of least privilege

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