NIST 800 -171 3.1.5

Employ the principle of least privilege, including for specific security functions and privileged accounts. What is the principle of least privilege? It is when you give a person’s account the bare minimum of permissions and capabilities they need to do their job. You basically lock their account down to the point that they can’t access…

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NIST 800 -171 3.1.4

Separate the duties of individuals to reduce the risk of malevolent activity without collusion Malevolent Activity is when someone is trying to inflict harm on an entity like a person, government or company. Organizations must separate CUI handling and processing based tasks that employees work on in order to minimize the chance that they could…

NIST 800 – 171 3.1.3

3.1.3 Control the flow of CUI in accordance with approved authorizations CUI is Controlled Unclassified Information. This is the data that needs to be protected and you need to protect how it arrives, who has access to it, who might have access to where it is stored, how it is stored, etc. You need to…

NIST 800 – 171 3.1.2

Limit information system access to the types of transactions and functions that authorized users are permitted to execute. Once you have a domain and you have identified who will have access to the sensitive data, you will want to restrict access to those systems from any ordinary user or member of your network from accessing…