Which of these best describes the concept of split knowledge?
A) Two people must be present to perform the business function
B) No single person knows all of the business details
C) You only receive the rights necessary to perform your job
D) You must use at least two separate computers to perform the required job functions
E) In my case, it’s half-knowledge
The answer: B) No single person knows all of the business details
Split knowledge is a type of separation of duties where no one person has all of the details. In dual control, both people may have completely knowledge, but you must have both people present to perform the business function. Least privilege is the concept of only receiving the rights necessary to perform your job, even if you have all of the business details.
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