Evangelizing The Value Of LUA (Least-Privileged User Account)

The gospel according to LUA (least-privileged user account) took center stage at Microsoft Corp.'s Security Summit East here with a pair of Redmond consultants pitching the idea of a well-funded security deployment repository to help developers create applications for non-admin users. The LUA principle, which promotes the use of accounts with fewer access rights than Administrator accounts, has been largely ignored by end users, but if Aaron Margosis and Shelly Bird have their way, code writers will have a central place to get tools and training to create least-privilege applications. Mr. LUA Goes to Washington

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 15th December 2005 9:02PM