Guide to Controlling Delegation of Privileged Root Accounts
Source: Fox Technologies
Admittedly, the comparison may be somewhat exaggerated, but controlling super user and other administrative privileges are critical to most organizations. While in the past, controlling privileged accounts may have made good business sense, today, it is mandated by regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 404. For a SOX audit, it is no longer sufficient to say one trust administrators; one must have controls in place to convince auditors that no administrator, trustworthy or not, is able to abuse the authority granted.