Privileged Account

Privileged Account definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): An information system account with approved authorizations of a privileged user.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (Adapted from NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4)

An information system account with authorizations of a privileged user.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-171 (Updates to version published June 2015)
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary