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Least Privilege Security for Windows 7, Vista and XP by Russell Smith

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Chapter 2. Political and Cultural Challenges for Least Privilege Security

While there's no doubt that Least Privilege Security on the desktop poses some technical difficulties, especially for older operating systems and legacy applications, the political and cultural challenges of implementing Least Privilege Security can be even harder to surmount. To help you plan a Least Privilege Security deployment and avoid unexpected surprises that you might encounter along the way, this chapter deals with the human aspect of security, and how the technical elements of a secure desktop can affect and upset the most important people in your organization—end users.

In this chapter, we will cover the following:

  • Why users may not accept Least Privilege Security ...

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