Heck, this person probably also knows the passwords of a half dozen other key people in the firm, too; not just his own?

Tom Liotta wrote:
Steve Martinson wrote:

... likely knows passwords for many service and/or utility profiles on the


This piece is tough. Not only would the individual know of common utility profiles, but might also know of 'utility profiles' that no one else realizes are utility profiles. From there, possibly knows of programs/functions/procs that take advantage of utility profiles by way of adoption or swapping or even by direct communication with servers.

I.e., a review of the 'Created by...' attribute, for example, for all profiles might be in order. From there, a chain might be established to uncover relationships that aren't obvious.

This doesn't mean that anything was done deliberately; it simply acknowledges that a project from a couple years ago might have resulted in a 'test' profile or function that's been forgotten. Such profiles might look like any other user profile. All such profiles may have private authorities to almost anything, including other profiles.

BTW, I didn't see if anyone mentioned validation lists yet... review any that exist and ensure that their purpose and usage is understood.

Tom Liotta

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