Monday, May 09, 2016

security: Principle of least privilege

Principle of least privilege - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"In information security, computer science, and other fields, the principle of least privilege (also known as the principle of minimal privilege or the principle of least authority) requires that in a particular abstraction layer of a computing environment, every module (such as a process, a user, or a program, depending on the subject) must be able to access only the information and resources that are necessary for its legitimate purpose"

What is principle of least privilege (POLP)? - Definition from

Capability-based security - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

AppLocker (Windows 10)
"AppLocker helps you control which apps and files users can run. These include executable files, scripts, Windows Installer files, dynamic-link libraries (DLLs), packaged apps, and packaged app installers."
Lock down Windows 10 to specific apps (Windows 10)

Device Guard overview (Windows 10)
"Device Guard is a combination of enterprise-related hardware and software security features that, when configured together, will lock a device down so that it can only run trusted applications. If the app isn’t trusted it can’t run, period."

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