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Key Takeaways from the 2021 Cyberthreat Defense Report

April 27th, 2021

The recently released Cyberthreat Defense Report (CDR) 2021 from CyberEdge Group is packed with information about the rapidly evolving cyber security universe in the wake of a global pandemic.  Now in its eighth year, the 2021 CDR assessed the views of 1,200 IT security professionals representing 17 countries and 19 industries. It is one of…


Introducing ThycoticCentrify: Integrating Two Identity Security Leaders

April 13th, 2021

By Art Gilliland and Jim Legg Today, we are pleased to share that Centrify and Thycotic have merged to become one. This follows on the previously-announced acquisitions of Centrify and Thycotic by TPG Capital. We are now able to embark on the process of integrating our businesses and solutions to better serve our customers and…


Privileged Identity Management (PIM) and Identity-Centric Security Controls

April 1st, 2021

The number of identities in the enterprise is exploding. Gaining control of identities related to people as well as machines is a challenge for many organizations. You need to know who your users are and what they do. If you experience a security incident, you must be able to reverse engineer who did what in…


Thycotic President and CEO, James Legg, Named Executive of the Year 

March 25th, 2021

Thycotic’s own James Legg has been named Executive of the Year in the Global Excellence Award's Security Software category for his leadership in the cybersecurity space. As President and CEO, Legg has spearheaded a culture of talent at Thycotic, cultivating the organization’s overall success and revenue growth rate averaging 3x faster than others in the…


Protecting IoT and Machine Identities (IDs) with Automated PAM Tools

March 11th, 2021

The most recent Forrester Wave for privileged identity management recognized that machine identities (IDs) are growing at twice the rate of human identities.  Much of this increase is due to the widespread adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) and automation through digital transformation initiatives that rely on cloud-based applications. The proliferation of connected devices and…


Active Directory Security and Hardening: An Ethical Hacker’s Guide to Reducing AD Risks

February 23rd, 2021

Approx. reading time: 8-10mins  This blog is intended for: IT and System Admins IT Security IT Auditors Pen Testers Tech Geeks Anyone moving into a career in Cybersecurity Skip to most common Active Directory misconfigurations In this post, we’re going to focus on common cyber-attacks that target Active Directory (AD). Active Directory is deployed across…


SolarWinds Sunburst: One of the Biggest Cyber Attacks Targeting the Software Industry Supply Chain in History

January 25th, 2021

Over the past weeks, we've learned more about one of the biggest cyber attack on the software industry supply chain.  This attack is a wake-up call for the software industry. It’s a true “mass indiscriminate global assault” as quoted by Brad Smith whom I regard as one of the most respected software leaders. His words…


Thycotic Named a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Privileged Access Management for Large Enterprise, Finance, and North America

January 21st, 2021

The Thycotic team is excited to announce that we have been recognized as a Customers’ Choice in the January 2021 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Privileged Access Management Markets Large Enterprise, Finance, and North America. Our team at Thycotic takes great pride in this distinction, as customer feedback continues to shape our products…


Top 5 Hacking and Cyber Security Books of 2020

January 19th, 2021

Continuous learning is a top priority for me.  It's critical to stay updated on the latest cyber security methods, technologies, strategies, and developments. 2020 brought the opportunity for us to indulge in some additional reading and learn new skills from incredible industry experts. From a young age, I struggled reading the likes of Shakespeare and…


A look behind the scenes of a Wi-Fi Hack: What are the secrets?

December 29th, 2020

You snag a seat at your local café and open your laptop. Maybe you’re on the patio, grateful for the heater. The scent of coffee powers up your brain. The low hum of people chatting is welcome, after months of isolation. The logon page appears as you search for the Wi-Fi in your settings. Despite…