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Lower Risk of PowerShell Vulnerabilities with Privilege Management

November 28th, 2018

PowerShell and other scripting tools are part of an IT professional’s arsenal. They are incredibly powerful, a force multiplier which allows you to automate important or frequently used tasks. The same traits that make these tools a boon for IT pros also make them valuable to malicious actors who can use them to exponentially increase their…


Why an Enterprise Password Manager is for Everyone from SMBs to Corporations

November 6th, 2018

A simple yet effective way of managing business passwords takes high priority on the wish-list of every organization, big and small. This is evidenced by the sheer volume of people searching Google for “business password manager” every day. But what may surprise you is that no matter the size of your business—you must go beyond…


5 Spooky Privilege Security Mistakes that Will Haunt Your Organization

October 30th, 2018

It’s a dark and stormy night. Suddenly your system locks up. Then you get a message, demanding online payment to release your sensitive data back to you. Unfortunately, this isn’t a Halloween prank. Ransomware is on the rise and organizations of all types are falling victim. Your risk of cyber-attack exponentially increases if you’ve made…


Ostriches, Zero Day Exploits, and the Elusive CyberSec Expert: Why SMBs Should Implement Cloud-Based PAM

October 2nd, 2018

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face a cyber security trifecta. Cyber criminals are increasingly targeting the most vulnerable businesses (not just the biggest fish). Sophisticated attackers quickly take advantage of newly revealed vulnerabilities. And, cyber security professionals are in short supply. Maybe SMBs aren’t aware that they can use the same types of security systems…


Gartner says PAM a top cybersecurity priority. Thycotic makes robust PAM in the Cloud a reality.

September 25th, 2018

With the recent introduction of Thycotic’s upgraded Secret Server Cloud offering, organizations worldwide now have a full-featured PAM as a service product they can choose to protect their “keys to the kingdom.” That’s because Secret Server Cloud now delivers all the features and capabilities of our Secret Server on-premise flagship product, available in three editions…


Complex Cyber Security Tools Aren’t Just Painful, They are Downright Dangerous

July 24th, 2018

Securing your company is a big job. People are counting on you to stay one step ahead of cyber criminals and keep them safe. But, when the cyber security tools you rely on are too cumbersome to use, you can’t get your job done. We believe cyber solution providers have a responsibility to make your…


Introducing Privileged Access Management that fits your Bandwidth, Budget and Small Business

July 17th, 2018

Thycotic has just introduced Secret Server Vault—a privileged access management (PAM) solution specifically designed for small to medium size businesses and department-level teams. There are a several big reasons why Secret Server Vault makes sense for SMBs like yours. First and foremost, no matter the size of your business you need enterprise-grade PAM protection. That’s…


What DevOps Teams Need to Know about Privileged Account  Security

April 10th, 2018

In a DevOps workflow, your testing and production environments are constantly changing. DevOps teams need access to a variety of infrastructures, across cloud, multi-cloud, hybrid cloud and on-prem environments. Administrative privileges are used by the configuration management and orchestration systems that continually spin up new servers, install software and make configuration changes throughout the SDLC. In an “infrastructure as code” model,…


Privileged Behavior Analytics Deep-Dive: Responsive Actions

February 27th, 2018

Privileged Behavior Analytics Recap Thycotic’s Privileged Behavior Analytics (PBA) software monitors user activity within Secret Server to detect anomalous behavior.  Once the user’s baseline activity is determined, deviations from that behavior can trigger alerts or warnings to notify security admins.  The software’s machine learning considers the time of day, IP address, user history, Secret importance,…


Which of your endpoints is most likely to let an attacker inside?

February 6th, 2018

Is your organization trying to reduce the risk of malware or ransomware in 2018?  Knowing where to start can be the hardest part.  The following risk factors can increase the odds of a cyber attack, and being aware of them can help you focus on and secure your most vulnerable endpoints. Any machine that users…