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Generic Login

By ITDept1 ·
What do you think about "generic" login for networks? Generic meaning one login id and p/w for a group of people to use. Is this a common practice and do you consider your network at risk by doing so?

Update: The generic login would not be for IT staff, but for facility users (like factory users).

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All depends on whether you need an audit trail

by Tony Hopkinson In reply to Generic Login

If something bad happens through that access, was it the guys you set it up for, someone just walking past....

Got to balance the risks inherrent in whatever privilege the generic access has, against the fact that you can't identify who did what.

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correct, and most I've seen have been Read Only access - nt

by Deadly Ernest In reply to All depends on whether yo ...
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