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This article is part of the October 2007 issue of Tips from the 2007 Security 7 Awards
PRIVILEGE MANAGEMENT BeyondTrust Privilege Manager 3.0 REVIEWED BY BRAD CAUSEY BeyondTrust Price: $30 per seat The least privilege security model is the de facto standard for reducing the risks of elevated user privileges. This can be a challenge in Windows environments. You don't want your end users to have general admin rights, but they may need them to run the applications required to do their jobs. There's no easy way to manage this, so companies wind up letting users have excessive privileges, leaving their desktops, user accounts and software vulnerable to attack. BeyondTrust's Privilege Manager 3.0 solves this dilemma through a Group Policy extension that allows organizations to control permissions for selected processes and applications. BeyondTrust has also introduced a new technology, called ShatterProof process isolation, that prevents shatter attacks, a complex privilege escalation technique. Configuration/Management A Privilege Manager adds GPO extensions that integrate with Internet Explorer and Microsoft's Group Policy Management ... Access >>>
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