Admin Privileges – WST

2020-09-03T21:56:58+00:00

August 13, 2020 Admin Privileges - WST Are your employees using administrator level accounts for general daily activities?   If so, your institution is quite vulnerable to malware and other targeted attacks. No daily user accounts should ever have administrative rights to their local workstations.  Full stop.  You may have software that a vendor says, “it needs admin-rights to work,” but the simple fact is that there are so many workarounds for this problem in modern operating systems there just isn’t any excuse anymore.  It should also be noted that Microsoft has considered requiring users have local administrative [...]