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Posts Tagged ‘enterprise password management’

10 Questions the Board of Directors Should Ask About Cybersecurity

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
Corporate directors play an important role in ensuring their companies have sufficient policies and resources in place to address IT security and to respond in the event that the company suffers a cyber-attack. Board of directors should demand to receive appropriate and timely information to help them fulfill their oversight role in managing cyber risk. [...]

Privileged Passwords and PCI-Compliance

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
Guest post from Alpha Generation a Thycotic certified partner who specializes in IT distribution with a focus on proactive security in the UK. Anyone that handles payment card data is affected, so most of us have heard of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). It establishes key expectations for protecting cardholder data, whether you’re handling [...]

Thycotic’s Secret Server 9.0 Wins Bronze in the 11th Annual 2016 IT World Award® in New Products and Services Category

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2016 – Thycotic, provider of privileged account management (PAM) solutions for more than 7,500 organizations worldwide, announced today that Network Products Guide, industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Thycotic’s Secret Server 9.0 a Bronze winner in the 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards® in the New Products and Services […]

CYBER SMART: When was the world’s first computer password used?

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Question of the Week:  When was the world’s first computer password used?   Answer: 1960  Password usage dates back to the days of Shakespeare and the Romans. Although the true password creation story is unknown, the world’s first computer password was used by MIT in the 1960s with the beginning of the Compatible Time-Sharing System […]

The Triple A’s of Privileged Account Protection- A Customer Case Study

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Founded in 1993, Community IT Innovators provides a variety of managed IT services to over 150 organizations in the United States. As they grew, they quickly realized that their homegrown privileged account management solution needed to be replaced with a more scalable and secure solution that would also be capable of auditing credential usage and […]

Go from Last to First: Why Thycotic is the #1 Password Management Tool chosen by IT admins

Friday, October 9th, 2015

It’s no surprise that passwords are the number one target for attackers to achieve success during any data breach. Password management has been a major discussion for IT professionals for years, and as the battle between efficiency and security rages on between security and operations teams, the idea of password management often becomes a point […]

Automating End-User Password Resets for Security and Fewer Headaches

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

I hear about passwords across all forms of media. Admittedly, I get frustrated trying to come up with a different password to log into my work computer every three months. I have a favorite meme that asks the end user for an uppercase letter, a symbol, and the blood of a virgin. Most people are […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Attend Thycotic’s UNLOCKED Conference 2016

Monday, September 14th, 2015

You asked and we listened! Thycotic’s UNLOCKED Conference for Secret Server users is back, this time with 2 days packed with training, labs, and networking opportunities in our nation’s capital. If you’re an IT director, security officer, IT admin, or C-level technologist, UNLOCKED Conference is for you. Here are the top 5 reasons you should attend […]

New Active Directory Synchronization Upgrade to Password Reset Server

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

You asked, and we listened! We are excited to release a highly requested customization feature—the ability to schedule what time Active Directory Synchronizations run, plus we added a few other enhancements we think you’re going to like. When Should Active Directory Synchronization Run? Administrators can now choose what time Active Directory Synchronization will run and […]

PAM Security Video Series Part 1: Are Passwords Dead?

Tuesday, June 23rd, 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. The series starts by debunking the common information security myth – passwords are dead! Information security professionals and […]

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