Chapter 15

Privileged Access Management

David Cowart

Privileged access management has become increasingly important over the past several years amid growing recognition that failure to adequately monitor privileged access may lead to significant business risk. Because the regulators have recognized the risk of significant compromise due to unauthorized use of privileged access, organizations are faced with strict compliance requirements. This chapter defines privileged access, examines the business issues related to privileged access management, and discusses set of processes and methods that can be used to establish a privileged access management program.

Keywords

Privileged identity; privileged access; super-user access management; privileged ...

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