Gartner Research

Implement the Principle of Least Privilege to Make Midsize Enterprises More Secure

Published: 02 May 2019

ID: G00385851

Analyst(s): Patrick Long


MSEs are challenged by security being shared across resources within infrastructure and operations because it may lead to users having unwarranted privileged access. CIOs of MSEs must implement identity and access management best practices to reduce risk posed by improperly configured credentials.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adhere to the Principle of Least Privilege
  • Find Appropriate Access Protection Solutions
  • Develop an Access Termination Policy

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