Privileged Accounts

Privileged Accounts definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The individuals who technically set up and modify who has access to what are very powerful
users on the system; (hey are often called system or security administrators. On some systems, these users are referred to as having privileged accounts.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-12

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary