Why Companies Aren't Relaxing PC Lockdown Policies

Jul 07, 2010

Download Connect with Viewfinity featuring Gartner Research on recent trends related to how organizations are revisiting PC control policies and increasing desktop lockdown.

Gartner states, �Survey results and feedback from Gartner clients show that organizations are increasing the number of PCs that IT controls by removing administrative rights and using other measures to control PC configurations.� This practice reduces system vulnerability by allowing end users to use only the applications and desktop functions that are deemed safe. However, to avoid merely shifting support calls related to unstable PCs to a high frequency of incidental type calls, companies should consider privilege management tools that will allow them to manage by user type or role.

Read this quick guide and learn more about PC lockdown policy trends, as well as best practices and approaches�for various types of organizations.