Overview#

Privileged Account are valid Digital Identities used to gain access to Applications or Operating System.

Privileged Account are the subjects of Privileged Account Management systems.

Privileged Account provide elevated, often non-restrictive Access Control to the underlying platform that non-privileged user accounts would not have access too.

Privileged Account are designed to be used by sysadmins to deploy and manage IT technology, like Operating Systems, network devices, applications and more.

Privileged Account are the often the proverbial keys to the infrastructure – which is why attackers or Bad Actor insiders seek to steal them.

We use the term Privileged Account interchangeably, but here are the most common Privileged Account found across most Organizational Entity's environment(s):

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