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Building the Case for Privileged Session Management

March 17th, 2020

You simply can’t be everywhere at once. How can you keep tabs on your most sensitive and critical systems? If only you had eyes in the back of your head. Even organizations with well-documented PAM policies don’t simply trust that people are doing the right things Privileged session management increases oversight and accountability so you…


Best Practices and Cyber Security Tips for Working Remotely

March 16th, 2020

Given the unusual recent circumstances, many employees around the world are finding themselves in a situation where they must work from home or remotely. I’ve been working remotely for about 15 years, so I thought it would be great to share some of my experiences, cyber security best practices and tips, and lessons learned on…


Lessons we’ve learned: the EU NIS directive and securing critical infrastructure

March 10th, 2020

What is NIS? The Networks & Information Systems (NIS) Directive was created by the European Union (EU) with the specific aim of raising levels of overall cyber security and network resilience for critical infrastructure. NIS improves overall EU cyber security by driving organizations to adopt enhanced security for critical infrastructure. The NIS Directive & Critical…


A Guide to Managing and Securing Privileged Users

March 3rd, 2020

Organizations often have two to three times more privileged user accounts than individual employees. Securing these special accounts is vital to protecting sensitive information and critical systems from cyber attack. To help people stay productive, you must provide appropriate access for privileged users while also minimizing risk. Privileged users require special handling, training, and oversight.…


IT Security Performance impacts the Boardroom

January 28th, 2020

Cyber security has become a frequently debated risk, and according to the World Economic Report is a top-5 risk to world economies and stability. It's slightly behind other risks such as natural disasters, failure to mitigate climate change, and extreme weather.  Cybersecurity now impacts almost everyone globally, exposes us to significant risks, and has quickly…


The robots are here. Actually, they’ve been here for a while

January 7th, 2020

Every team across your organization is looking for ways to free up more time. In the past year, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has exploded as a new way to remove tedious, repetitive tasks from the shoulders of humans and give them to—you guessed it—robots. RPA essentially creates a non-person account—a “bot”—that mimics the activities of…


DevOps Secrets Vault for Speed and Security

December 31st, 2019

Most advances in DevOps today are being leveraged for speed. Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) is driven by the need to meet internal demands, meet customer demands, and adapt to the competition. However, as the headlines constantly remind us, security can’t be overlooked in our rush to deploy. No matter where your organization is…


Thycotic posts unprecedented year of industry awards recognition

December 26th, 2019

This was an unprecedented year for industry recognition of Thycotic’s leading PAM software solutions, with Thycotic capturing 35 awards in 2019 alone.  That’s a record that few, if any, of our competitors in the Privileged Access Management space can match in terms of market awareness and acceptance. While too numerous to list all of them…


Why are security and business goals at odds with each other?

December 24th, 2019

Few jobs are more challenging than that of a CISO. Constantly on call and under intense pressure, they’re not only keeping critical systems running and sensitive data protected, but also working to uphold a rapidly evolving list of regulatory demands. Yet CISOs and their teams do much more than act as the company ‘bodyguard’. They…


7 Best Books to Grow Your Cyber Security Career

December 19th, 2019

Thanks to the increasing number of cyber-attacks globally, cyber security is now one of the most in demand career fields. Every year individuals and organizations face the looming threat that it will be the “the worst year yet”, so how are you supposed to stay ahead? A 2019 Cybersecurity Workforce Study by (ISC)² found, “The…