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role-based access control
An information system that limits the access that NHS staff as a UK facility have to patient care records, including what information can be accessed, how a system user can access it and the system user’s role.
Using such a system in a least privilege setting offers a way of blocking harmful applications (which often ask for admin rights to gain control of a target) while allowing 'standard' users to elevate these privileges according to pre-defined policies.
During the theatre presentation, Brian Hanrahan, Avecto Senior Systems Consultant, will explain how least privilege management empowers users with the privileges they need to perform their roles, without compromising the security of the corporate network.
Cyber-Ark's new On-Demand Privileges Manager enables organisations to implement an effective least privilege policy and reduce existing insider threat vulnerabilities by provisioning superusers' rights on an as-needed basis, at the individual command level.
Migration to Windows 7 has turned out to be the important moment where organisations reassessed hardened assumptions about the way employees use and access applications and a growing number have concluded that the rational response is to invest in least privilege management.