Verify all elevation of privileges is logged |
Some common methods of cybersecurity attacks involve elevation of privileges. Making sure that sure all privilege elevations are logged is important to trace potential actions of attackers and add additional accountability to all administrative actions. Section 10.3 also specifies that user ID, type of event, timestamp, status, origination and entity names have to be included with all log records that indicate elevation of privileges.
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10.2.1: Audit Individual User Access
Verify all individual access to cardholder data is logged
10.2.2: Audit Administrative Activity
Verify all actions taken with administrative privileges are logged
10.2.3: Audit Access to Audit Trails
Verify access to all audit trails is logged
10.2.4: Audit Invalid Access Attempts
Verify invalid access attempts are logged
10.2.5.a: Audit of Identification and Authentication
Verify use of identification and authentication mechanisms is logged
10.2.5.c: Audit Changes to Administrative Accounts
Verify all changes to administrative privileges are logged
10.2.6: Audit Initialization, Stopping and Pausing of Audit Logs
Verify that initialization, stopping and pausing of audit logs are logged
10.2.7: Audit Creation and Deletion of System Objects
Verify that creation and deletion of system level objects are logged
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