How to Succeed with Role Based Access Controls

One of the most common buzzwords in IT security and compliance is RBAC, or Role-Based Access Control. The concept of RBAC is very simple, and has been codified into an ANSI standard. But what do roles and role-based access controls really mean to the end user? This article presents some of the business benefits of managing access rights via roles, discusses whether or not roles are right for you, and provides guidance for deploying role-based access controls.

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