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Privilege escalation

Privilege escalation: CISSP Cert Prep: 8 Software Development Security
Privilege escalation: CISSP Cert Prep: 8 Software Development Security

Escalation of privilege attacks seeks to take normal user accounts and transform them into accounts with administrative rights. This can be especially dangerous on systems that have external exposures, allowing someone on the Internet to take control of a server. In this video, learn how the escalation of privilege attacks work and what you can do to prevent them.

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Skill Level Advanced
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