Hack-proofing ID and access management
Managing user privileges is among the most basic practices in any security strategy. Establishing a process also paves the way for other tactics, like provisioning and bridging the gap between IT and HR, that can keep internal and external threats at bay. Experts divulge insights and best practices.
Four steps to getting started. The process of identity and access management consists of four steps, according to Tom Walsh, founder and managing partner of tw-Security. “We advocate the minimum-necessary-privacy principle,” Walsh said. “The principle of least privilege, in the security world, the idea is the same: Only give access to information as it’s appropriate in order for someone do their job function.”