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Employees Still Get More Access Than They Need
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12/10/2014 | 8:27:18 AM
Ghosts of the past return to haunt
Our biggest causes for least privilege policy failures for us has been
  • Situations where people were positioned in roles that provided specific access, then gained another role, and then at some point they were removed from the first role without notifying our IT access provisioning team.
  • Manpower drawdowns where an office reduces to only a small percentage of the original staff.  This has the affect of expanding accesses for those who remain AND impacts situations where separation of duties is a factor.

We are working on cleaning up processes around the first item, but the second item is a different kettle of fish.


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