Free Tool: 8.1.4: Inactive User Accounts

Remove or disable user accounts that have been inactive for over 90 days


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8.1.4: Inactive User Accounts   Remove or disable user accounts that have been inactive for over 90 days

Accounts that are not used regularly can become targets for hacker attacks that can go unnoticed, because the person is not using their account regularly. Such accounts must be deactivated to prevent risks of exposure of cardholder data.

This Action1 query analyzes user activity of each endpoints and determine which users have been inactive for over 90 days (such as haven’t logged on to their workstation locally or remotely), allowing you to deactivate such users.

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8.1.4: Inactive User Accounts

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

Find more information on 8.1.4: Inactive User Accounts at Microsoft TechNet.