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Posts Tagged ‘enterprise password management’

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 […]

How to Create a Custom Web Launcher in Secret Server

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Creating a custom Web Launcher in Secret Server is useful for several reasons. First, it allows your organization to share online accounts without revealing the password. Second, it saves time for Secret Server users. It allows users to use one click from Secret Server seamlessly pass the credentials directly to the destination’s login page. Used […]

Using Secret Server Links to Securely Transmit Sensitive Data

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Having been a Systems Engineer, I’m familiar with the problem of sharing credentials.  My method for sharing login credentials with a colleague consisted of access to a spreadsheet with everything or a Post-it that would be shredded (hopefully).  However, with Secret Server, System Admins are easily able to share credentials with colleagues by sending them […]

Unlimited Administrator Mode Suggestions from a Secret Server Admin

Monday, August 20th, 2012

While responding to a different but related forum question, a Secret Server Admin made a good point:  Split the ability to enable Unlimited Administrator Mode and the ability to use it.  This is outlined in the Secret Server Best Practices Guide.  Here is a quote from the forum post: 1.) I encourage this on all […]

Secret Server SMTP Authentication

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

As a tie-in to our previous blog post Secret Server and Secure LDAP, SMTP Authentication was another important feature released in Secret Server version 7.8.000036. SMTP Authentication was implemented as a direct result of customer requests. Many of our clients work in environments that require secure messaging. In this release and beyond, Secret Server now […]

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