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VMworld Sneak Peek: ESX Discovery

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

With VMworld 2014 just a week away, we wanted to showcase a special VMware announcement this week. Introducing, advanced capabilities in VMware hypervisor environments coming with the Secret Server 8.7 release. This week’s post is a deep dive into the new ESX/ESXi discovery capabilities. Learn how your team can automatically discover and begin to manage […]

Secret Server: The Getting Started Guide for End-Users

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

In our recent blog post, Don’t let your company’s social media get hacked: Deploy Secret Server to end-users, you learned about our new Basic User Dashboard and how to administer Secret Server to your end users. We wanted to make getting started with Secret Server simple and straightforward for your end users. Share this blog […]

Webinar Recap: What’s New in Secret Server 8.6?

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Many of you joined us for our What’s New in Secret Server 8.6 webinar a couple of weeks ago. For customers who missed it, you can watch the recording here. Don’t have time for the full recording? Read on for the key takeaways. Security Polices Now whenever you create a Secret, you can automatically apply […]

Step-by-Step Guide: Getting Started with Secret Server

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

You’ve taken the first step to securing your privileged account passwords by requesting a Secret Server trial. Now what? Don’t worry, the evaluation is simple and fast. To make your life even easier, we prepared a step-by-step guide so you know what to do and who to include in the process. We’ll offer these tips […]

Storing Physical Secrets in Secret Server: The Cipher Lock

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Cipher locks are still widely used today, but a major concern still exists and that’s how to manage and secure them. A cipher lock is a lock that is opened with a programmable keypad that is used to limit and control access to a highly sensitive area. Many organizations use cipher locks to control access […]

Define, Apply & Standardize Security Policies across Secret Server

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

When managing sensitive, privileged accounts, the ability to dial down granular policies and controls is imperative for a strong security posture. Secret Server provides a wide landscape of customization for security policies on Secrets. Most configurations can be set at either the Template or the Secret level. This approach provides admins global and granular control […]

Don’t let your company’s social media get hacked: Deploy Secret Server to end-users

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

An innocent action performed by an Austrian teen recently affected the Twitter handles of BBC News and CNN accounts. He was experimenting with HTML when he exploited an open vulnerability in TweetDeck, Twitter’s social media management platform. Over 10.1 million of BBC News’s followers received a self-retweeting hack, in just seconds damaging the reputation of […]

Real Time Security with Secret Server and BalaBit IT

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Since Thycotic started in 1996 as an IT consulting company we’ve kept to our roots by listening to customer feedback before implementation, new features and integrations. Based on this feedback, we’ve added many proactive security features to Secret Server over the last few years, things like custom reports and detailed auditing, role-based access, session recording, […]

Video How-to: Customizing Your Company’s Secret Server

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

If you follow our blog, you’ll know Secret Server version 8.6 includes a new user interface. This week, we’re bringing you a how-to video all about the theme roller. Jacob Stucky, UI Team Lead, walks you through the steps to customize Secret Server with your company’s theme. Theme Roller How-to  Basic Dashboard In addition to […]

SSL: Beyond the Basics Part 4: Strict Transport Security

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

In our previous post, we discussed SSL certificates and new cryptographic functionality that can be used with modern SSL certificates. Next, we are going to look at how to make sure SSL is always used for web clients in a browser. SSL doesn’t do much for securing browsers if it isn’t used, which is why […]

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