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Just in Time Access to

Cloudflare Administrators

Maximize security and efficiency with just in time access to Cloudflare Administrators. Reduces vulnerability risk, ensuring optimal cloud protection.

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Time-bound admin role escalations

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Temporary access that is revoked when no longer needed

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Faster access for employees and contractors

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Audit logs for access reviews

What is Just in Time Access?

Just-In-Time (JIT) access is a cybersecurity feature that determines when and how users can access specific areas of a system. It functions by only granting necessary permissions to users when needed and for the shortest amount of time required. The main goal of JIT access is to minimize the threat of cyber-attacks by reducing the potential exposure of vulnerable systems and sensitive data.

Benefits of Just in Time Access to

Cloudflare Administrators

1. **Enhanced Least Privilege Access Enforcement**: The just-in-time access model promotes the principle of least privilege by ensuring that administrators are only granted access permissions when it's needed and for the exact duration it's needed in Cloudflare dashboards. This limits potential exposure of privileged actions and reduces the risk of unauthorized access to critical resources.

2. **Reduction in Insider Threats and Human Errors**: By utilizing just-in-time access and privilege escalation, it significantly mitigates risks associated with insider threats and human errors. An administrator's account can't be misused if it doesn't have privileges beyond the required tasks, thus mitigating chances of internal security incidences.

3. **Improved Operational Efficiency**: Just-in-time privilege escalation allows administrators to perform their roles efficiently as they are given enough privileges to achieve their tasks in real-time. This eliminates the need for elevated permissions by default, reducing the time taken by authorization processes and increasing operational efficiency.

4. **Simplified Compliance Auditing**: Using just-in-time access makes auditing simpler and more transparent, as each access request, approval, and session becomes auditable. This can assist in accurately demonstrating compliance with various industry regulations around permission bookings and use, making it an essential feature for any organization bound by compliance and regulatory guidelines.

Use Cases for Just in Time Access to

Cloudflare Administrators

1. Rapid Response to Cyber Attacks: Just in time access allows Cloudflare Administrators to quickly respond to threats or incidents, such as a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, by providing immediate access to necessary controls without the need for permanent full access rights.

2. Temporary Project Assignments: If an administrator is temporarily assigned to a project requiring higher-level permissions, just in time access can be granted for the duration of the project, ensuring that access is revoked once the project is completed.

3. Routine Maintenance and Updates: Just in time access can be used during routine maintenance and updates, providing administrators with the access necessary to perform tasks and then revoking it once the tasks are complete, minimizing the risk of compromised credentials.

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How to Implement Just in Time Access to

Cloudflare Administrators

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1. Planning.

  • Assessment
    Begin by identifying which individuals require access, their needed resources, and the justification for such. Document existing access rights and evaluate if they can be downsized or completely done away with. Utilize an entitlement discovery tool to enhance visibility.
  • Policy Creation
    Construct transparent policies for approving and denying access. Include protocols about who is eligible to request access, under which scenarios, and for what period. Particularly for higher-level roles, designate time-bound parameters.
  • Source of Truth
    Synchronize your JIT access setup with an Identity Provider (like Okta, Google Workspace, Azure AD, OneLogin). This will serve as the authoritative source for users' identities. De/escalating individual accounts over shared ones will enable superior authorization control and precise audit assessment.

2. Implementation.

  • Self-Service Access Requests
    Streamline the process by allowing users to request access through the system rather than via humans. Promote adoption rates by integrating with instant messaging platforms like Slack or MS Teams. Guarantee requests clearly state the petitioner, the necessary service/resource/role, duration, and reason.
  • Approval Process
    JIT access provides a chance for businesses to delegate approvals to individuals with a good understanding of operational requirements. Often, resource owners and business unit directors maintain better context than IT support desks. Utilize messaging channels for quick responses, giving approvers all vital information for an informed verdict.
  • Conditional Approval Processes
    Integrate your predefined policies into workflows that dictate access permissions. Incorporate them into procedures that determine who can access what resources, and under which conditions. An efficient way of doing this is by setting if-then conditions. IF user group “X” seeks access to “Y”, obtain approval from “Z” and alert “M”.
  • Integrations
    Think about combining JITA with other IT and security systems for increased flexibility. Link with IT ticketing systems to automate access based on the ticket's status or with data classification systems to tailor policies based on data sensitivity. Ideally, the ability to tag resources and bundle them can streamline this procedure. Coordinate with on-call schedule software for automatic approvals during emergencies or use training systems to assign access upon training completion.
  • Automated Provisioning and Deprovisioning
    Familiarize yourself with Cloudflare to effectively grant and revoke finely-calibrated access automatically within the service. This is crucial for JIT Access to mitigate dependency on people's availability. It enables automated deporvisioning of access, which is at the heart of JIT access and the least privilege access (POLP) principle. Ideally, manage all permissions in one place instead of setting up or managing separate environments for each application.
  • Access Methods
    For Cloudflare JIT Access, APIs are the optimal choice due to their flexibility and real-time capabilities. However, a blend might be necessary - like using SAML for authentication, SCIM for user provisioning, and APIs for precise access control decisions.

3. Maintenance.

  • Regular Audits
    Periodically examine access logs to verify that JIT access functions as intended. Check for any unusual trends or behaviors either directly or by inputting the logs into your SIEM. Automate the user access review to hasten evidence collection, assign reviewers, and make sure your system complies with relevant industry regulations or norms.
  • User Training
    Educate users especially privileged ones - on the significance of the least privilege, JIT access, and its operation. Ascertain users know how to request access when required.
  • Feedback Loop
    Guarantee a sustained review of your JIT access procedures. Obtain feedback from users and IT staff to understand where improvements can potentially be made.

By adopting this structured method, you'll be capable of implementing an effective Just-in-Time Access system for Cloudflare efficiently.

Temporary JIT Access to

Cloudflare Administrators

with Entitle

Entitle provides self-serve access requests, flexible policy workflows, and automated provisioning, to restrict unneeded access across cloud infra and SaaS.

Entitle has a native integration with

Cloudflare Administrators

Entitle has an IdP integration with

Cloudflare Administrators

Native integration
5 minutes set up with pre-built connectors
IdP integration
Add/remove users from groups in an identity provider
JIT access: self-service requests and authorization workflows
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HR-driven birthright policies
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Full audit trails and access reviews
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Fine-grained visibility of permissions
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Fine-grained, ephemeral provisioning of permissions
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Manage temporary access to

Cloudflare Administrators

with Entitle

  • Gain immediate insight into all resources, roles and entitlements for Cloudflare Administrators, enhancing security and management efficiency.
  • Experience control at a granular level within Cloudflare Administrators thanks to our in-depth knowledge of modern tech stacks.
  • Utilize Bundles to combine assorted resources across Cloudflare Administrators and other applications into a single access request, simplifying management.
  • Enjoy speedy installation process taking only minutes, and implementation in just a couple of days.
  • Leverage out-of-the-box compatibility with over 100 of the most popular cloud services and applications.
  • Experience nimble integration with schedules, ticketing systems, HRIS and more, while also automating governance and regulatory user access reviews.

"I like Entitle because it’s one of those tools I can set up and forget about. I never have to go into it and it just works."

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Mike Morrato
CISO and Global Head of IT,
Noname Security

Cloudflare Administrators

What is

Cloudflare Administrators

Cloudflare Administrators company is a web-infrastructure and website-security company, providing content-delivery-network services, DDoS mitigation, Internet security, and distributed domain-name-server services. The company's services protect and accelerate any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Cloudflare is headquartered in San Francisco, with additional offices in London, Singapore, Champaign, Austin, Boston and Washington D.C.

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What is Entitle?

Entitle is how cloud-forward companies provide employees with temporary, granular and just-in-time access within their cloud infrastructure and SaaS applications. Entitle easily integrates with your stack, offering self-serve access requests, instant visibility into your cloud entitlements and making user access reviews a breeze.

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