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PAM Security Blog Series Part 5: Tips for Implementing Privileged Account Management Solutions

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

In this video blog series, IT security experts explain why compromised privileged credentials are at the heart of most large-scale cyber-attacks, and how privileged account management can help IT teams mitigate a host of security and compliance issues. Don’t take the boil the ocean approach. Implementing a privileged account management strategy is a foundational element […]

What’s New in Secret Server 8.9?

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Secret Server 8.9 looks to answer a few important discussion points that have been around the application for a while now. First, a popular customer request – more granularity of permissions. Next, scalability and efficiency of network operations – the birth of Distributed Engine. And finally, a level of security for RDP launchers to match […]

PAM Security Blog Series Part 4: 3 Privileged Account Management Security Benefits

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

In this video blog series, IT security experts explain why compromised privileged credentials are at the heart of most large-scale cyber-attacks, and how privileged account management can help IT teams mitigate a host of security and compliance issues. Part four of our video blog series continues as Dave and Marcus dive into the security benefits […]

PAM Security Blog Series Part 3: How to secure your privileged credentials

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

In this video blog series, IT security experts explain why compromised privileged credentials are at the heart of most large-scale cyber-attacks, and how privileged account management can help IT teams mitigate a host of security and compliance issues. You’ve heard from the experts why privileged credentials are at the heart of most large-scale cyber-attacks, read […]

Up, up and away: How Distributed Engine technology helps Thycotic scale privileged account management for large enterprises

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Why Distributed Engine? When you run Discovery, Password Changing, or Heartbeat in Thycotic Secret Server, all the work is queued up inside the web application. This requires no additional configuration and works well out of box. We strive to make Secret Server easy to configure and get working quickly, but also powerful enough that when […]

New HSM Integration: Secret Server and Thales e-Security

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Secret Server 8.8 includes Thales integration and support for their Hardware Security Module (HSM). The Thales integration brings an additional layer of protection to Secret Server by controlling the Secret Server encryption key within the HSM. What are HSMs? They are devices that manage and store the keys used to encrypt and decrypt data – […]

Large Organization Employee Threat Assessment

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Despite the popular image of the hacker cracking distant servers from his basement, studies show that people with legitimate access to your information pose an even bigger threat. And when information is stolen from within, it’s often harder to trace and determine the extent of the problem. The larger your organization, the more is the […]

Universities under Attack—Securing student, faculty, and staff’s personal information

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Understanding the Size of the Education Industry Sometimes, businesses find out about a data breach the hard way – this was the case for Butler University in May 2013. Police investigating a case of identity theft in California discovered a flash drive on one of their suspects that contained the personally identifiable information (PII) of […]

Find out what’s new in Thycotic Secret Server 8.8! (Hint, it’s got some pretty cool new security features)

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Thycotic Secret Server 8.8 is coming out later this month. Check out some of its new features. HSM INTEGRATON FOR ADDED SECURITY Are you a user of a hardware security module (HSM) who wishes you could integrate it with Secret Server to protect your encryption.config file? It’s your lucky day, because Secret Server 8.8 supports […]

When the Trusted Go Rogue, and How They (almost) Got Away With It

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Jason Cornish, a former IT admin, successfully took down 88 servers of a major pharmaceutical corporation for the comfort of a fast food joint. The breach cost the company over $800,000 and caused the entire US office to shut down for three days. Unfortunately for all companies, insider threat is very hard to detect. According […]

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