Least Privilege

Abstract: The least privilege principle is the practice of restricting capabilities to only those who require them. On information systems, these capabilities may include: The ability to access or log into machines or services; The ability to access resources such as files or data; The ability to install, update, or execute programs, processes, or applications; The ability to add or remove users, devices, or processes to a network

Date Published:

Last Reviewed: 07 April 2017

Identifier: CFS-U-OO-800675-17

Creator: Vulnerability Solutions

Dissemination Control: N/A

Length: 2 page(s)

Format: pdf

Type: Reference/Overview; Factsheet

Tags: Architecture; Authentication; Windows; Unix; Network; Privileges