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The Mission of Secret Server Free

November 29th, 2016

The Threat Not only do privileged accounts exist on every network, but they exist on nearly every aspect of it. The router has an administrative login, the database has one, and every workstation has either a local or domain administrator account that can be accessed from it. The reality is that these accounts, if compromised,…


Protect Endpoints from Malware using Deny-First Whitelisting

November 16th, 2016

Malware is on the rise, and shows no signs of slowing. According to the AV-TEST Institute: • Through September 2016, nearly 600 Million different types of malware exist • Over 140 Million new types of malware are created every year • Over 11 Million new types of malware are discovered every month Traditional anti-virus and…


Discover the scale of your privileged account risk

July 5th, 2016

Guest post from Alpha Generation a Thycotic certified partner who specializes in IT distribution with a focus on proactive security in the UK. Privileged accounts are a risk for IT security. Most of us know that already – there’s just no avoiding the facts. Facts like: 45% of hackers say privileged passwords are their most coveted target…


Using the Privileged Accounts Discovery Tool

February 9th, 2016

Guest blog post by Bryan Krausen, author of IT Diversified. Find the full article here. Thycotic has released yet another free IT tool for Admins in an effort to help them discover where privileged accounts may be utilized within their infrastructure. Utilizing a free tool such as this can be important in many scenarios including: Discovery mechanism for IT…


Thycotic Launches Free Privileged Accounts Discovery for Windows

February 2nd, 2016

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Thycotic, provider of privileged account management solutions for more than 7,500 organizations world-wide, today announced that Privileged Accounts Discovery for Windows is now being offered for free. Designed with security pros, IT management and C-level executives in mind, the tool provides one collection point for all Windows privileged accounts, generates…


The more you know about where your privileged accounts are in your Windows environments, the better

February 2nd, 2016

I remember watching Saturday morning cartoons when they would air a lot of those public service announcements with the shooting star tagline “The More You Know”.  I see that pop up every now and then as a meme on Facebook or Twitter. But, as funny as it can be when the internet gets a hold…