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Ensure that any terminated users lose their access to corporate systems




 









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8.1.3: Revoke Access for Terminated Employees   Ensure that any terminated users lose their access to corporate systems


This section of PCI requires an assessor to select a sample of users terminated in the past 6 months and verify that their local and remote access has be deactivated properly. If someone who left the company still has access to network resources, including cardholder data, the risk of malicious access increases. PCI DSS requires that all user access is revoked promptly upon employee departure.

This Action1 query lists all active and inactive user profiles that exist on endpoints and flags those that are associated with Active Directory accounts that have been inactive for more than 30 days (configurable parameter). It also lists all user profiles associated with disabled or deleted user IDs to allow you to cleanup such profiles and remove any cardholder data that might be stored in them.

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8.1.3: Revoke Access for Terminated Employees
 




Related Alerts and Reports:

8.1.1: Assign Unique User IDs
    All users must be assigned a unique ID before granting them access to cardholder data
8.1.2: Management of User IDs
    Control addition, deletion, and modification of user ID, credentials and other identifier objects
8.1.4: Inactive User Accounts
    Remove or disable user accounts that have been inactive for over 90 days
8.1.5: Third Party Accounts
    Enable third-party vendor accounts only when needed and monitor when in use
8.1.6: Account Lockouts
    Limit multiple invalid login attempts by locking out the user ID after 6 attempts
8.1.7: Account Lockout Duration
    The lockout duration must be at least 30 minutes or until re-enabled by administrator
8.1.8: Idle Sessions
    Require user re-authentication after a session has been idle for more than 15 minutes


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