The Principle of Least Privilege Explained

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The principle of least privilege is crucial in the security world as it limits the damage that can be caused by compromised identities and reduces the scope for catastrophic error or intentional sabotage. However, achieving least privilege is challenging due to scale, complexity, visibility issues, and productivity concerns. Manual access reviews are often ineffective at reducing excess privileges, highlighting the need for better tools and processes. Veza is an authorization platform that enables organizations to achieve least privilege by providing granular permission visibility, continuous monitoring, and intelligent access reviews with automation capabilities.


Date published
May 25, 2023

Kale Bogdanovs

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