Your business likely requires certain users to have privileged access to your cloud resources. This means they can basically have free reign to access all manner of company data, workflows, security controls and resources. Privileged access equals advanced permissions, which let users make changes to your Salesforce instance or cloud environment. These changes enable malicious actors to hide their activity and cause severe security risk.
Let’s look at why privileged users pose a threat to your organization, followed by ways organizations can secure their Salesforce and cloud environments to keep the keys to the kingdom in the hands of the right users and prevent privileged user abuse.