How Privilege Guard Helps

Improve Security & Reduce Cost

Implementing Least Privilege with Privilege Guard provides many benefits, improve desktop security, reduced operational costs and the ability to meet external or internal compliance initiatives. The flexibility of Privilege Guard enables users to be more productive, as they can perform simple administration tasks for themselves without the need for over the shoulder support.

Security

Improve Security

By operating a Least Privilege environment users are prevented from directly or indirectly compromising internal security systems. Eliminate admin rights functionality on the desktop is one of the most effective measures in improving desktop security.

Compliance

 Achieve Compliance

Meet internal and external compliance initiatives by ensuring all users log on with a standard user account. Privileged applications are configured through centrally managed policies and all privileged activity is audited.


Cost

Reduce Cost

By reducing the number of help desk calls that arise due to users having too many or too few privileges, it is possible to drive down desktop management costs.



Productivity

Increase Productivity

Empowering users with the privileges they need to perform their roles leads to increased end user productivity. Users are often granted admin rights to ensure they remain productive, but with Privilege Guard it is possible to achieve the same level of productivity under a standard user account

Malware Threats

Reduce Malware Threats

Implementing least privilege significantly reduces the threats posed by malware, as most malware will take advantage of admin rights. Privilege Guard can also be used to white list approved applications, preventing all unauthorized applications, including malware, from ever running.

Legal Liability

Reduce Legal Liability

It is possible to reduce your organization’s exposure to legal issues by preventing users from installing unlicensed software or running unauthorized applications to access copyrighted content.