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Privileged Access Management Analytics: Make Your Data Work for You

May 4th, 2021

When time is a resource you don’t have — you must make your data work for you. IT teams face an ever-evolving and expanding environment compounded by a shifting remote workforce, increase in BYOD policies, expansion of the attack surface, and pivot towards the cloud. Users and endpoints have left the office and are now…


The New Cyber Security “Perimeter”: Securing Privileged Access

April 22nd, 2021

Because so many applications and services are now hosted in the cloud, the traditional cyber security perimeter no longer exists. Accelerated by the COVID global pandemic, remote access from multiple devices has become the rule rather than the exception across our networks. In our always-on, Internet-connected universe, every user potentially has access to privileged or…


Adoption Skyrockets with Invisible Privileged Access Management

April 20th, 2021

Traditional PAM solutions require users to interrupt their workflow to access privileged credentials. They must switch screens and switch contexts, slowing their productivity. Frustrated, busy users are more likely to skirt security policies when PAM is difficult to use. Privileged access management must be embedded in daily workflow To realize the benefits of enterprise PAM,…


Stronger Secrets Management in the Latest Version of Secret Server

April 15th, 2021

Secrets management requires broader and deeper security controls than traditional enterprise PAM. The latest release of Thycotic Secret Server provides stronger secrets management than ever before. Usability, workflow, and reporting enhancements to Secret Server save you time and strengthen your attack surface. Remove roadblocks in the approval workflow  Secret Server’s approval workflows increase visibility and…


Beazley Improves Security Compliance and Saves Time on Audits

April 6th, 2021

Specialist insurer Beazley has exponentially more secrets than employees. The volume and variety of their privileged accounts made them difficult to manage and time-consuming to audit. An external security audit identified gaps in Beazley’s secrets management processes that opened the door to potential privileged account attacks. “The audit discovered privileged account passwords that hadn’t been…


Securing and Hardening Linux and Unix Endpoints Against Cyber Attack: Part IV

March 30th, 2021

This post is part of a series on securing your endpoints against cyber attacks. Read: Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV How Secure are your Linux Endpoints? An Ethical Hacker’s Guide to Securing and Hardening Linux and Unix Endpoints Welcome to the next post in our series on hardening and…


Securing and Hardening Linux and Unix Endpoints Against Cyber Attack: Part III

March 23rd, 2021

This post is part of a series on securing your endpoints against cyber attacks. Read: Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV How Secure are your Linux Endpoints? An Ethical Hacker’s Guide to Securing and Hardening Linux and Unix Endpoints Welcome to the next post in our series on hardening and…


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…


Defense-in-depth with Overlapping Rings of Endpoint Security

February 16th, 2021

Defense-in-depth with overlapping rings of endpoint security When a cyber criminal wants to break into your network, the number one way they succeed is by attacking endpoints. Cyber criminals break into one endpoint and then use the passwords found there, and the privileges they provide, to move laterally from the endpoint onto your network. Endpoint…