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Category
Guidance Document
Access
Open
Status
Active
Created
June 2011
Updated
November 2023
This publication provides guidance on how to effectively restrict administrative privileges. This is one of the most effective mitigation strategies to ensure IT system security. Restricting administrative privileges forms part of Essential Eight, which is designed to protect organisations’ internet-connected IT networks against cyber threats.

Main sections:

• Introduction

• Why administrative privileges should be restricted

• Approaches which do not restrict administrative privileges

• How to restrict administrative privileges
Access Restricting Administrative Privileges

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