Access Control Practices

The fewest number of doors open allows the fewest number of flies in.

We have gone over how users are identified, authenticated, and authorized, and how their actions are audited. These are necessary parts of a healthy and safe network environment. You also want to take steps to ensure there are no unnecessary open doors and that the environment stays at the same security level you have worked so hard to achieve. This means you need to implement good access control practices. Not keeping up with daily or monthly tasks usually causes the most vulnerabilities in an environment. It is hard to put out all the network fires, fight the political battles, fulfill all the users’ needs, and still keep up with small maintenance ...

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