Managing the Social Impact of Least Privilege
Before Windows Vista, there were several technical problems associated with using Windows without administrative privileges. But with the emergence of User Account Control in Windows Vista, 7 and 8, some organizations have eliminated admin rights altogether.
This has left many stuck either believing Windows users must have either full – or no – control of their PCs, resulting in unexpected technical problems or mutiny in the ranks. Given the extremity of these responses, neither really lends itself to enhancing both organizational security and productivity.