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

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Chapter 5. Tools and Techniques for Solving Least Privilege Security Problems

We've covered most of the main techniques for resolving issues with legacy applications that fail to run for users who don't have administrative privileges. However, there may be situations where you need to support standard users and have no choice but to temporarily grant administrative privileges. This chapter includes information about tools and techniques that can be used to solve Least Privilege Security problems.

In this chapter we'll learn to:

  • Set up a system for temporarily granting administrative privileges to standard users for support purposes
  • Use Task Scheduler to run common processes without the need to elevate privileges
  • Use third-party solutions to configure ...

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