The purpose of this document is to support compliance with the UB Minimum Security Standards for Desktops, Laptops, Mobile, and Other Endpoint Devices, section 2.7 Limit Administrative Account Privileges. The goal of this standard is to protect the overall network and data environment at the university. It is expected that exceptions to these standards will be rare. It is the expectation that the default login for all university computers will be without local administrative access.
Each request for administrative privileges reflect a unique set of circumstances including, but not limited to:
Therefore, this document should be used as a guideline. It does not constitute official university policy.