Though difficult for many to admit, humans are fallible. We are not perfectly consistent in our principles personally or professionally. Accidental misuse of privileges on desktops and servers does happen, and it does have a measurable impact on the organization as a whole. For example, desktop configuration errors cost companies an average of $120/PC, according…
Wow. Microsoft has outdone itself this time, releasing 16 security bulletins for October – a personal best for them. That puts them at 86 for the year – so I’m pegging the over / under for 2010 security bulletins at 100. Microsoft patched quite a few zero day vulnerabilities this month, most notably in MS10-073,…
At some point in your life you have heard the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and learned the perils of extremism: too hot, too cold, just right.
|Exploit Impact:||Elevation of Privilege
In an effort to improve business security, compliance and productivity, privilege authorization policies must be redesigned and user permissions more granularly managed. Yet identity and access management (IAM) solutions have remained largely unchanged. Traditional solutions account for a significant part of the total cost of IAM, a staggering amount when you consider that these solutions:…