Privileged Identity


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

Privileged Identity are the subjects of Privileged Account Management systems.

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

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

Privileged Identity 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 Identity interchangeably, but here are the most common Privileged Identity found across most Organizational Entity's environment(s):

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