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Tracking users across the file system landscape

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Users cannot be trusted, it's human nature to take the piss, so they do (MPs expenses, Mark Hurd etc).

There are cultural differences to, where Indian Employees given a company laptop take it home and "share" it with the family, and little Brother starts using it for torrents.

Enterprise-level permissions modelling is a nightmare, account dormancy processes are left until last because it's not a "broken thing" under ITIL, so it's lower down the priority list. Often the Business will not understand security modelling of their data because they want it simple and non-restrictive (like capacity management...), and with enterprise request processes as they are.....business tries to KISS it. Users cannot be trusted, because IT over-complicates.

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