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over 35 major breaches of government agencies occurred from April 2015 to April 2016 including NASA, FBI, & IRS *

Thycotic helps government agencies protect and secure access to government data, implement NIST controls, and meet FISMA compliance

WHAT’s the challenge?

The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) specifies that not only federal agencies, but also their government contractors, need to develop, document, and implement a security program to protect IT systems and data. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides specific steps to comply with FISMA.

WHY it’s important

A review and audit of FISMA compliance is conducted every year. Those agencies and contractors that fail to pass face public censure and put their organization at risk of cyberattacks. These attacks have resulted in high profile breaches of government agencies including their confidential data and employee information.

HOW we solve it

Thycotic delivers comprehensive Privileged Account Management solutions that protect agency data by securing privileged account passwords, and locking down applications, endpoints and OS configurations to help you meet FISMA and NIST compliance requirements.

Thycotic Privileged Account Management (PAM) security solutions help safeguard government data and personnel information through security controls that satisfy FISMA mandates and NIST implementation requirements.

Thycotic Secret Server helps manage these key security issues.

Security Issue Best Practices Thycotic can help
Compliance Meet CNSS, OMB/FISMA and NIST requirements and guidelines for protecting privileged user account passwords and credentials.
Controls Enforce and support multiple top-level security layers including AES 256 encryption, two-factor authentication, 100-character passwords, custom workflow approvals, active session monitoring and SIEM integration.
Management Manage, create, share and automatically change privileged account passwords.
Controls Assign user permissions at any level.
Audit Track password use with audit reports showing access and requested access for every privileged account.
Alert Alert the team in real time when network passwords are changed. Create customized alerts for specific types of access.

Thycotic Privilege Manager helps protect your endpoints

Security Issue Best Practices Thycotic can help
Compliance Protect endpoints across the enterprise from malware escalation, malicious insiders, and cyber threats.
Controls Apply least privilege application control. Limit the need for providing administrator rights to end users, business users, and IT admins.
Management Enable administrative user group management. Discover and analyze applications to determine which require admin privileges.
Controls Lockdown Windows applications, endpoints, and OS configurations.
Alert React faster with real-time application threat analysis.

Thycotic security solutions can help your organization meet compliance requirements by implementing critical PAM security controls for privileged accounts and across endpoints.

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Overcoming the Insider Threat:
A government agency’s greatest security vulnerability

Learn the who, what, when, where, and why of insider threats including, how malicious insiders gain access to your “keys to the kingdom,” and how to protect critical government data from insider abuse.

Complying with FISMA requirements and implementing NIST SP 800-53 controls

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recommends several steps to comply with FISMA, including NIST SP 800-53, Rev. 4 requirements that specifically address Access Control, Audit and Accountability, and Identification and Authentication control. Thus, managing and securing privileged accounts and their elevated privileges has become a key component of federal cybersecurity auditing standards.

“To ensure network and infrastructure security at every level and meet the government’s own National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, government agencies must have a holistic view of their security postures and be able to assess both strengths and weaknesses in their systems over the course of time.”

— 2016 U.S. Government Cybersecurity Report

Free Solution Brief

“Meeting federal CNSS, OMB/FISMA, and NIST requirements for privileged access”

See how Thycotic helps you address US government mandated security standards needed to protect your data.

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“Achieving compliance with NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4: How Thycotic helps implement access controls”

Learn how Thycotic PAM solutions help meet FISMA requirements by implementing key NIST controls for access.

FREE PAM Security Policies Template
for Federal Government Agencies

Privileged account credentials are a prime target of hackers, so it’s critical that you put password protection policies in place to prevent unauthorized access to government data, and demonstrate security compliance.

Editable, easily customized Microsoft Word document

Thycotic software solutions automate security without requiring training or consulting

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Privilege Manager for Windows

Thycotic Privilege Manager for Windows protects endpoints from malware and enforce least privilege policies to shield applications and systems from malicious access.

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