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5 Shocking Insights into the Social Network Habits of Security Professionals 

Hacking social media accounts has never been easier. Attackers take advantage of poor password hygiene and usually hijack an account and hold it for ransom. It’s difficult to get the real picture, but according to Facebook, accounts are hacked 600,000 times a day. And even worse, 80% of all cyber security attacks involve a weak or stolen password.

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Phew. Thycotic solutions remain unaffected during devastating Heartbleed vulnerability.

April 11th, 2014

The recent OpenSSL vulnerability CVE-2014-0160, or “Heartbleed” is affecting millions of SSL-enabled web servers worldwide; estimates are somewhere between 60% and 80% of servers are affected by the deadly bug. It’s the perfect example of a worst-case scenario: Heartbleed gives attackers the ability to reveal your server’s private SSL key by recovering just enough SSL…


Introducing Secret Server 8.5 Pt. 4: SSH Proxy

April 10th, 2014

Secret Server 8.5 adds a number of new features and functionality. These new features are pretty awesome, so we decided this release deserves a little extra showcasing. Check back each week through April to learn something new about 8.5 and how it will increase your team’s overall security and productivity. This week we take a…


Empower the User: Group Provisioning within Group Management Server

April 8th, 2014

Group Management Server already relieves a lot of stress and extra work for IT Administrators. With the latest release, we just made IT admins lives even easier by streamlining the process for creating new AD groups through Group Provisioning. What does this mean for you? Think of this everyday scenario: The Marketing Team just started…


Introducing Secret Server 8.5 Pt. 3: Better Access Control with Secret Server Group Ownership

April 3rd, 2014

Secret Server 8.5 adds a number of new features and functionality. These new features are pretty awesome, so we decided this release deserves a little extra showcasing. Check back each week through April to learn something new about 8.5 and how it will increase your team’s overall security and productivity. Today’s post focuses on implementing…


Thycotic Partners with LogRhythm to Offer Continued SIEM Support for Customers

April 1st, 2014

In our ever expanding ecosystem of technology integration alliances, Thycotic has added another leader in SIEM technology to our list of out-of-the-box integrations. Now, Secret Server event logs integrate with LogRhythm’s Security Intelligence Engine to improve network visibility for users. LogRhythm’s Security Intelligence Platform is known for combining enterprise-class SIEM, log management, file integrity monitoring…


Introducing Secret Server 8.5 Pt. 2: Scalability Enhancements for Remote Password Changing, Heartbeat and Discovery

March 27th, 2014

Secret Server 8.5 adds a number of new features and functionality. These new features are pretty awesome, so we decided this release deserves a little extra showcasing. Check back each week through April to learn something new about 8.5 and how it will increase your team’s overall security and productivity. Today we are going to…


Introducing Secret Server 8.5 Pt. 1: Session Recording Retention and Session Monitoring

March 25th, 2014

Secret Server 8.5 adds a number of new features and functionality. These new features are pretty awesome, so we decided this release deserves a little extra showcasing. Check back each week through April to learn something new about 8.5 and how it will increase your team’s overall security and productivity. Today we are going to…


IT’s TIME: Update Those Security Settings with PowerShell

March 18th, 2014

Secret Server 8.4, released in January, included additional ways to update Secret security settings via the web services API. This week, we’ll show you how to use PowerShell to access the Secret Server web services API and configure security settings for Secrets. Web Service security settings: What’s available? The web services API can help you…


Bam! Thycotic now integrates with Tenable Security’s Log Correlation Engine

March 11th, 2014

In a continuation of our discussion around the strengths of combining secure privileged account management with SIEM capabilities, we’re excited to announce our new alliance with Tenable Network Security! Integrating Secret Server with Tenable’s log correlation engine, SecurityCenter Continuous View, will provide administrators with improved oversight of their organization’s security practices. What is Tenable SecurityCenter…


Streamline Compliance with your Internal Security Policy by using Secret Server

March 4th, 2014

Incorporating a new tool into your company’s overall security architecture can be a tricky and time-consuming process. Fortunately, Thycotic Secret Server has a several features that streamline the process of complying with your existing corporate requirements. In this post, we will take a look at a few ways Secret Server can work in conjunction with…