Practice Test Question – System Privileges

Practice Test Question – System Privileges

Practice Test Question – System Privileges

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Norma has held several positions in her company and is still able to carry out system actions that were granted to her based upon her previous roles. She no longer has a job-based requirement to perform those activities. What term describes what has happened here?

A. Least privilege
B. Privileged account
C. Privilege creep
D. Privilege migration

Correct Answer: C

Privilege creep is the term used to describe the situation where a user moves through various job roles and accumulates permissions over time without having unnecessary permissions revoked. Privilege creep is a violation of the principle of least privilege.

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