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Password Reset Server User Interface REFRESH

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Face it, there will always be end-users that forget their passwords. Giving them the ability to reset their own password is key to saving time, money and unnecessary stress, both for the user and the help desk. The trick is to make the reset process as simple as possible. We kept this in mind with […]

Take the Pain (and IT) Out of AD Group Management with Group Management Server

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Organizations that have many different departments inevitably have to spend time just to keep things organized, and IT teams become a critical part of this strategy. Often, their role is to help implement software that enhances each employee’s ability to do their job, but they also perform many back-end tasks to organize the network. Active […]

Fasten Your Seat belts! Advancements to Web Services API Speed Up Remote Password Changing

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

If you are familiar with Secret Server’s web services API, you already know that it can be a convenient way to retrieve, create and update Secrets individually and in bulk, especially if you already use scripts to accomplish account-related tasks in your environment. Some of the most common use cases require only simple calls to […]

2013: A Security Odyssey

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

What did 2013 hold for Thycotic Software? New partners, software releases, and other exciting milestones. Join us for our movie themed year-in-review. This year, in the wake of dozens of newsworthy data breaches, the landscape for IT security broadened with every headline. The importance of securing privileged credentials and managing identity went from a “nice […]

Wham! IIS Application Pools & Scheduled Tasks available for Discovery

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Secret Server version 8.4.000000 boasts a number of exciting new features for Discovery, with a focus on expanded functionality for rules and service account dependencies. Discovery has always been a great tool for detecting and importing Windows local accounts and service accounts from the computers on your network. Now, in addition to Windows services, Discovery […]

Launch Away-Multiple Launcher Sneak Peek

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

One of the most popular features in Secret Server is the Launcher. With one click, Secret Server can launch and authenticate to RDP, PuTTY or a website. You can also launch a custom executable with Secret Server and pass in command-line arguments that reference Secret values. Additionally, the Windows Form Filler can be used to […]

Announcing Our Official Technology Alliance with Splunk

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

In the past we have discussed the benefits of using a security information and event management (SIEM) solution, not only as a compliance tool, but also for protecting against potential threats in real time. We are excited to announce our official technology alliance with Splunk to release Secret Server for Splunk Enterprise, giving administrators deep […]

Windows 8.1 Security Improvements Helps Protect Against Pass the Hash Attacks

Monday, October 21st, 2013

This cyber security month, we’d like to congratulate and thank Microsoft on their efforts to block Pass the Hash cyber-attacks. Known by Microsoft as “one of the most popular types of credential theft and reuse attacks ,” Pass the Hash attacks are known for their ability to infiltrate full networks within minutes, making a major mess […]

Secret Server iOS 7 Mobile App Upgrade

Monday, October 7th, 2013

As iOS users may have noticed, our Secret Server app received an upgrade with the recent release of iOS 7. The most noticeable sign the app was upgraded is a fresh user interface. However, there are a few other aspects of the latest update that are worth highlighting. View & Edit Restricted Secrets Previously, users […]

Group Management Server Scales for Enterprise

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Wait, what is Group Management Server?! Group Management Server is Thycotic Software’s brand new self service Active Directory group management tool.  IT Admins can designate Group Owners to control Active Directory Security Group and Distribution Group membership.  Reporting and full audit trails are maintained throughout the system on group management activities including adding, deleting, editing user […]

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