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Posts Tagged ‘IT security’

Thycotic Welcomes James Legg as President and COO

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

This has been quite an exciting summer for Thycotic! After announcing our investment backing from Insight Venture Partners, we have more exciting news in store for customers, partners, and alliances. This week, the Thycotic team received a +1 in the form of 25 year technology executive and sales professional James Legg. Known as “Jim” to […]

Thycotic Receives Perfect Score for Customer Satisfaction in the Latest Forrester PIM Wave

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

THANK YOU to all of our customers. We hope you know how much we value you every day, and it’s thanks to you that we received a perfect score from Forrester for customer satisfaction. You have given us your feedback on products, stopped by our booth at trade shows to chat, and shared your IT […]

Wham! IIS Application Pools & Scheduled Tasks available for Discovery

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Secret Server version 8.4.000000 boasts a number of exciting new features for Discovery, with a focus on expanded functionality for rules and service account dependencies. Discovery has always been a great tool for detecting and importing Windows local accounts and service accounts from the computers on your network. Now, in addition to Windows services, Discovery […]

The Value of SIEM and How to Integrate with Secret Server

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

What is a SIEM tool and why should I use one? SIEM (System Information and Event Management) tools are a type of software that pulls in log and audit information from multiple sources across your network. This can include access logs for building entry, computers, servers, network devices, databases and applications. SIEM tools can aggregate […]

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 […]

SSL Certificates, License Keys & More in Secret Server

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Do you have copies of your SSL Certificates, Licensing Data, and Support Documentation? Of course! Can you easily search for all of those files with a single term? Maybe. Is it well-organized, access-controlled, and verified? Maybe not. Secret Server supports the functionality above by simply building a Secret Template with the proper settings. For example: […]

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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