User access system to improve IT security

Tuesday, 13 April 2004, 4:07 AM EST

The software, called Cosuser, will ensure that employees only have access to the databases and computer systems they need in their work, and that their passwords are automatically deleted when they leave company.

Cosuser will help Northumbrian Water demonstrate it is following best practice to Ofwat, the water industry regulator.

The system will also help Northumbrian Water improve efficiency by reducing the time taken to provide new staff with access to computer systems, from over a week to a matter of hours.

By Bill Goodwin at Computer Weekly.

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