The Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense, published by the SANS Institute, were authored by federal government agencies, commercial forensics experts and penetration testers.
The Critical Security Controls give no-nonsense, highly actionable guidelines for securing IT – written in language that’s easily understood.
The controls consists of 20 sections, each outlining a different, critical security control.
Critical Security Control 5 – Controlled Use of Administrative Privileges
With the rise in data breaches attributed to unauthorized access to privileged accounts, most regulatory compliance initiatives now mandate proper controls for these powerful identities. The SANS guidelines are no exception. Critical Security Control 5 lists precisely the minimum controls necessary – and the actions you’ll need to take – to secure privileged credentials.
Enterprise Random Password Manager (ERPM) helps you achieve continuous compliance with Control 5 quickly by automating the processes required to control, secure and audit access to administrative accounts.
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