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May 12 2017   6:20PM GMT

privilege creep

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Identity & Access Management

Privilege creep is the gradual accumulation of access rights beyond what an individual needs to do his job. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“Manually trying to manage a large number of users’ privileges is a time-consuming and resource-draining process and will lead to mistakes and oversights.” – Michael Cobb

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Trending Terms
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