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December, 2010

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WikiLeaks Debacle Points to Least Privilege Weakest Link

Posted December 3, 2010    Peter McCalister

We’re used to the media getting side tracked by the content of data breach stories, rather than how they happened, as other posts here have regularly noted.

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Calculating Your ROI For Least Privilege

Posted December 2, 2010    Peter McCalister

So you’ve decided to implement a privilege identity management solution because you’ve realized that a least privilege environment is a perfect way to eliminate the misuse of privilege from your corporation, help satisfy ever changing governance mandates and deliver on-demand reporting entitlement reports and keystroke logs to auditors when required.

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Privilege Identity Management Ensures Governance Mandates

Posted December 1, 2010    Peter McCalister

Corporate governance ensures accountability across the extended enterprise. It facilitates staying competitive and satisfying ever changing government regulations while providing mechanisms and controls to reduce the inefficiencies that arise when individuals misuse privileges granted to them.