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Posts Tagged ‘privileged account management’

The Password Spreadsheet: why you must NOT store enterprise passwords in Excel

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Is your organization still using an Excel password spreadsheet to store and manage sensitive passwords—the keys to your kingdom? You’re not alone. But storing privileged account passwords and credentials in a spreadsheet poses a serious security risk. There should be no such thing as a ‘password spreadsheet’ Excel was never intended to be a password […]

CYBER SMART: How many organizations don’t require approval for creating new Privileged Accounts?

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Question of the Week: How many organizations don’t require approval for creating new Privileged Accounts? Answer: 70% New benchmark global survey shows Privileged Account Management a top security priority, but failing in enforcement. The 2016 State of PAM Report, based on the survey, highlights the major areas of concern including that 70% of organizations do not require […]

Thycotic’s Secret Server 9.0 Honored as Gold winner in the 8th Annual 2016 Golden Bridge Awards®

Monday, July 25th, 2016
Secret Server Recognized Under Privileged Access Management Innovation Category Washington, D.C. – July 26, 2016 – Thycotic, a provider of privileged account management (PAM) solutions for more than 7,500 organizations worldwide, has earned the prestigious Gold status in the Golden Bridge Awards® for their Secret Server 9.0 solution. In addition to its Gold recognition, Secret [...]

Ransomware is a major threat – Learn how to use Least Privilege, Application Whitelisting & Privilege Account Management to reduce risk

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Ransomware has become a major threat due to its many variations and drastic impact on restricting access to systems and data, often making day to day business unavailable and shutting down access to critical systems. Existing perimeter solutions today have failed to detect and prevent Ransomware from infecting and spreading within the organization’s networks creating […]

Bangledesh Bank: Privileged Account Exposure Leads to $81 Million Loss

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Remember the hackers that stole more than $80 million from Bangladesh Bank back in February? According to a new Reuters report, not only did they get away with a large amount of money, they may have also hacked the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), an organization which provides a network that enables financial […]

Privileged Passwords. The easiest way into your business?

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

  We’ve had great success in EMEA teaming with the top partners to deliver the industry’s most comprehensive privileged account management solution. Here’s an example of what our distributor in the UK, Alpha Generation, recently posted about how easily it is for attackers to gain privileged access and take over the network.   Attackers don’t break-in when they […]

KuppingerCole Report: Protecting the keys to your kingdom against cyber-attacks and insider threats

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

In November 2015, KuppingerCole released a White Paper titled “Protecting the keys to your kingdom against cyber-attacks and insider threats” outlining the state of security surrounding organizations protecting their privileged accounts throughout their organizations. In this blog post, I’d like to highlight a couple of critical points KuppingerCole makes in this report and expand a […]

IT Weapons Customer Spotlight: Reducing Cyber Risk for Global Client Base

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

  For the last 15 years, IT Weapons, a Konica-Minolta Company, has provided award-winning security consulting, private cloud solutions, and technology services for organizations worldwide. They had been using homegrown privileged account management (PAM) solutions, but grew quickly and determined that they needed an enterprise-class PAM solution to improve security and make going through audits […]

Exciting news! Thycotic acquires Arellia

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Dear Valued Customer, As a provider of your privileged account management software, Thycotic is a committed partner in helping you protect your critical IT assets.  With the intense scrutiny you face in protecting your IT infrastructure and meeting regulatory demands, the stakes have never been higher.  Today I am pleased to share some very exciting news […]

New Website: Top 5 New Pages You’ll Love!

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

New Year, new website! We are extremely excited to announce Thycotic.com’s new and improved look to help you solve your privileged account management problems faster! Redesigned with you in mind, our goal was to create an interactive experience to allow you to easily navigate and learn about our solutions to help secure your business. While […]