transitive trust

transitive trust

An automatic trust association between parent and child domains and between root domains in a Windows Active Directory forest. For example, if domain A trusts B, and B trusts C, then A automatically trusts C. See forests and trees.
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Put in place effective measures to prevent internal sabotage, malware infestation or other attack vectors that could cause severe harm or disruption, such as transitive trust attacks targeting unmanaged authentication keys that enable attackers to rapidly hop from machine to machine
AaPolicy must clearly show where an assignment of implicit trust is required and where transitive trust cannot be extended.
Trees can be grouped into Forests, which establish a transitive trust relationship between the two trees, which allows all the domains in the Forest to share resources if they have the appropriate security permissions.
FN ensures that all FN components only communicate with other/secure FN components, which reduces the transitive trust and reliance of the FN architecture on general system components such as operating systems and browsers that are well known to have weak security properties.
Specific examples include policies to address automatic logoff, system account control, proper user account environment variables, and appropriate transitive trust control.
ISO/IEC 11889-1:2009 describes trusted platform concepts such as the trust boundary, transitive trust, integrity measurement, and integrity reporting.
Topics covered will include group memberships, account policies, auditing levels, HotFix information, key registry security items, share level and NTFS level permission assignments, trust relationships including Windows 2000 transitive trusts, and user rights.