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How to do an Easy Server Share Audit

Okay, so you’re not up to a wastebasket audit? Too demeaning, too sneaky, too many sticky candy wrappers? How about a simple server share audit?

Many companies have shared drives, and then they have “over-shared” drives, those locations where anyone who needs a space to store files that they share with a couple departments. Or perhaps your company just doesn’t lock their shares according to the least privilege principle.

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Who Audits the Auditors?

Auditors identify weaknesses in company policies and practices, but they often act like the same users they laugh about behind closed doors. And they often don’t protect their own data, or the sensitive data they access in the course of doing their jobs.

How many times have you observed auditors do the following (I’d love to hear YOUR stories):

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