Which of these best describe the concept of least privilege?
A) You only get just enough rights to perform the job
B) Two people must be present to perform the business function
C) No one person has all of the knowledge
D) The NTFS permissions are different than the share permissions
E) I need at least some chocolate to feel privileged
The answer: A) You only get just enough rights to perform the job
With least privilege, you minimize the number of administrators and focus on defining individual security rights that are based on a user’s function. Management generally gets to choose the rights, and the security team gets to administer it.
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