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NORS -- CSRIC Best Practices Result

CSRIC Best Practices Result

Detailed Information for the Best Practice: 9-8-8113

Number 9-8-8113
Priority Important
Description Limited Local Logon: Service Providers, Network Operators, and Equipment Suppliers should not permit local logon of users other than the system administrator. Local logon of a system administrator should be used only for troubleshooting or maintenance purposes. Some systems differentiate a local account database and network-accessible, centralized account database. Users should be authenticated via a network-accessible, centralized account database, not a local accounts database.
Network Type(s) Cable; Internet/Data; Wireline
Industry Role(s) Service Provider; Network Operator; Equipment Supplier
Keyword(s) Cyber Security;Information Protection;Intrusion Detection;
Reference/Comments Department of Defense Telecommunications and Defense Switched Network Secuirty Technical Implementation Guide (Version 2, Release 3).
'http://www.atis.org/ - ATIS-0300276.2008 Operations, Administration, Maintenance, and Provisioning Security Requirements for the Public Telecommunications Network: A Baseline of Security Requirements for the Management Plane: March 2008.