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Posts Tagged ‘enterprise password management’

Fasten Your Seat belts! Advancements to Web Services API Speed Up Remote Password Changing

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

If you are familiar with Secret Server’s web services API, you already know that it can be a convenient way to retrieve, create and update Secrets individually and in bulk, especially if you already use scripts to accomplish account-related tasks in your environment. Some of the most common use cases require only simple calls to […]

Enable, Disable, or Mirror: A Deeper Look into User Administration

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Controlling users is one of the most important facets of Secret Server password management administration. While Secret Server supports local users and groups, the easiest way to administer users is to use Active Directory (AD) integration. Secret Server can automatically pull in existing AD users and groups and create user accounts with the same permissions. […]

Using Secret Server to Help Maintain Compliance Mandates

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Secret Server is a powerful, flexible tool which can help your organization meet a variety of compliance mandates, such as SOX, PCI, HIPAA and more. In this article we are going to review several ways you can utilize Secret Server to maintain compliance by securely managing your privileged account credentials. Centralizing Your Sensitive Information Before […]

Importing Credentials into Secret Server Part Two of Two

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

In our last post we discussed importing secrets manually into Secret Server using our Migration Tool and built in CSV and XML import. This week we are going review how to automatically import credentials into Secret Server. Discovery in Secret Server Discovery is a major feature in Secret Server with two main functions: Scan your […]

Sneak Preview: HSM Data Encryption with SafeNet

Friday, November 16th, 2012

We’re working with SafeNet, an industry leader in data protection, to bring hardware data encryption to Secret Server. We’re adding support for SafeNet’s Hardware Security Modules, or HSMs. Pictured: SafeNet LUNA PCI HSM SafeNet’s Luna PCI HSM (pictured) is FIPS 140-2 Level 2 and 3 compliant, bringing a new level of data protection to your […]

Sneak Preview: Bookmarklet 2.0

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Our team is working to make logging in to websites easier than ever with new bookmarklet functionality. The new bookmarklet is able to work on any web page, and automatically log you in. It is only required that the web page has a secret in the Secret Server, and that the user be logged in […]

Using a Web Launcher with Logmein

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Have you ever been in the situation where you needed to provide a full desktop to someone outside your organization? One way you might accomplish this is by creating a Logmein.com account allowing users to login remotely. A caveat to this solution is it requires external access to your Secret Server instance. Follow these steps: […]

Secret Server and DoubleLock

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Do you have a need for additional security when storing your most sensitive data? Where do you store the company’s banking account numbers and other critical financial data?  …top-level credentials for your customer database that contains Credit Card and Social Security numbers?  …credentials for classified system access? When you need that additional layer of security […]

Sneak Preview: Secret Server Launcher for Mac

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

The Thycotic Dev Team is hard at work with new functionality for Mac!  While I don’t have all the details, I do have a few items I can share.  Currently, we’re looking at an “end-of-Q4 2012” release date.  This date may slip, but it’s accurate for now. Details I can share: The Launcher will support […]

Creating Custom Reports in Secret Server

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Secret Server contains robust reporting capabilities, as mentioned in on the Secret Server Report Features Page.  In addition to the default reports included with Secret Server (see Figure 1), additional reports are available for download in the Online Reports Gallery.  Beyond these options, users who aren’t familiar with SQL reporting, may also make a Custom […]