How to define an access control policy?


We know that given the current scenario, it is not enough for a company to invest only in creating a safe environment for its users and the use of services such as Active Directory.

We know that given the current scenario, it is not enough for a company to invest only in creating a safe environment for its users and the use of services such as Active Directory. It is necessary to apply security and control policies to users.

Without the contribution and awareness of employees, the organization is unlikely to be at risk. Therefore, it is essential to define a security and access control policy. Here's how to put it into practice:

1. Limit access levels: ideally, access should be given to users as the need arises. Therefore, initially, employees must start with the minimum possible authorization. In this way, IT will not overlook any inappropriate permission for any type of employee.

2. Require strong passwords: Controlling user access will be ineffective if they use weak passwords that can be discovered by criminals. Thus, a control policy must require complex passwords that mix special characters, numbers and symbols.

Regardless of the area they work in, IT support specialist job description will require strong analytical skills, along with familiarity with different operating systems, such as Windows, macOS or Linux, and proficiency in one or more programming languages.

3. Conduct training: all employees must be aware of the importance of following access control policies and good security practices, as well as to avoid threats from social engineering techniques.

Information security is a key issue for the success of an enterprise, therefore, your company must have the right access control solutions, with the participation of employees and also with the partnership of a specialist capable of delivering the ideal solution for your business.
CCM can help your company to assess and identify what are the necessary levels of access control and security of your environment, so that your employees can work efficiently and smoothly, focused on your core business.

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