Enabling sys-admins to do their work efficiently and safely throws up many challenges, not least because they need to operate with higher levels of privilege than normal users; a fact that also attracts the interest of auditors. Tools that enable the automation of sys-admin tasks are the key to maintaining infrastructure compliance, reducing error rates, providing the confidence to delegate and making the whole sys-admin process more efficient.
Living in Snowdonia - The privileged IT access balancing act
Careless insiders, malicious insiders and hackers can all do far more damage if they are operating with privilege. This recent Quocirca presentation looked at the risks asscociate with poor privilege access management and how to get the under control