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Cyber Security Responsibilities: Who owns your organization’s PAM Policy Template? 

Who is responsible for creating, implementing and overseeing your organization’s Privileged Account Management Policy template? And what is at risk if no individuals or departments are named to ensure that your users and systems are in compliance with your PAM Policy?

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Stop storing cleartext credentials in the registry for Point of Sale systems

November 30th, 2017

Do you want to enable auto logon on your PoS systems without compromise? Do you need to enable auto logon for a seamless buying experience for your customers, but you’re doing it in an unsecure way? Well, Thycotic’s Secret Server has the answer, with complete automation, and without storing credentials in cleartext. Let’s talk about…


A fresh coat of paint over rust does not reduce complexity or improve customer experience

November 29th, 2017

I have been in the industry for a long time with more than 25 years’ experience in building proven security products, and sharing my cybersecurity knowledge, to help companies reduce the risk against cyber threats. One thing I have found in this vast evolving cybersecurity industry is that complexity and security do not mix, if…


Majority of Companies are failing at cyber security metrics, and investing blindly

November 22nd, 2017

Thycotic has released the research results from its Security Measurement Index survey. The resulting “2017 State of Cyber Security Metrics Annual Report“ identifies how companies worldwide are measuring the effectiveness and success of their cyber security strategy. The report is far from comforting Companies and governments world-wide are often just one click or one password…


It’s Coming… The New Face of PAM

November 20th, 2017

At Thycotic, we are experts in Privileged Account security – and soon, we’ll be releasing new features, capabilities, and products to help ensure that our customers’ privileged accounts and endpoints remain secure from the growing threat of cyberattacks. What we’re working on will change how companies think about privileged account management and oversight. Our customers…


Taking the Anxiety out of Service Account Management

November 14th, 2017

“Service Account Management” is a deceptively simple term for a process that can be full of uncertainty and justifiable fears. Service Accounts can be the Active Directory accounts attached to your Windows Services, Scheduled Tasks, Application Pools, and more mission critical services that keep your organization operating and in business. The mere thought of having…


NYS DFS 23 NYCRR PART 500: What is it and when is the compliance deadline?

November 9th, 2017

What is DFS 23 NYCRR PART 500? 23 NYCRR PART 500 is a regulation that establishes cybersecurity requirements for financial services companies. The concept of cybersecurity is nothing new, and regulations or compliance mandates around cybersecurity are nothing new either.  At its core, cybersecurity is all about protecting your organization’s data and network from malicious…


Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats

November 1st, 2017

Today we are truly living in the world of IoT—the Internet of things—with approximately 9 billion things, or devices, connected to the internet, many of which are powering and enabling our critical infrastructure. Every day billions of employees power up their devices and connect to the internet to plug into their everyday world, all of…


5 Scary Data Breaches – What is your Nightmare Cyber Hack Attack?

October 31st, 2017

Bad stuff happens. Bad, b-a-a-d stuff. It happens in the real world, and now it happens in the cyber world too. And it’s only a matter of time before—gasp!—it happens to you. I’m talking about a gruesome hack-attack. You may get targeted directly by hack-monsters lurking online; or you may become the helpless victim of…


Let’s Play a Game of Password “Fact or Fiction”

October 26th, 2017

Guest column by SailPoint, the leader in enterprise identity management, brings the Power of Identity to customers around the world. As both an industry pioneer and market leader in identity governance, SailPoint delivers security, operational efficiency and compliance to enterprises with complex IT environments. Author: Darren Rolls With so much confusion and false advice around password security,…


Unlocking new opportunities at UNLOCKED International

October 20th, 2017

This year, Thycotic’s Annual Partner Conference – UNLOCKED, took place in the picturesque plains of Alicante, Spain. Situated at the La Finca Golf & Spa Resort, the conference ran from the 3rd to the 5th of October and was attended by a great audience – Thycotic’s partners in crime. Led by Thycotic’s finest; Company Executive…