In the field of identity management, managing privileges assigned should be a very high priority. Stealing credentials is a top tactic for attackers.
Privilege management should be a top priority for any organisation that wishes to benefit from the promise that digital technologies bring, whilst ensuring that security in not compromised by those without the required entitlements accessing and potentially abusing the organisation’s most valuable assets. It will be of great benefit in meeting obligations with regulatory mandates that require stringent security controls be placed around access to sensitive data, as well as keeping up with the demands of a rapidly changing workplace.
Author/s: Fran Howarth