It’s been said that speed kills. But in cyber warfare, speed heals. That’s because with today’s advanced cyber attacks, you need to move faster than the attackers to minimize damage.
privileged identity management
Based on our extensive experience we’ve identified the ways our most successful customers have started out. We distilled this into a set of best practices to help guide your Privileged Identity Management journey.
The crux of public / private key credentials is that the server has the public key and the client brings the private key to demonstrate that it is the legitimate privileged identity.
Technology can be like old clothes. There’s a level of comfort in holding onto software you’ve been using for years. But, there’s also discomfort when you outgrow its usefulness.
There are a few steps we can easily take to increase our overall IT security posture. I advocate for paying special attention to privilege management. Here are five reason why.
We asked Forrester Research for their impressions about the future of cloud security and the particular challenges of managing privileged identities in the cloud.
Each piece of the IAAS puzzle has a Privileged Identity Management element to it that has not changed from its on-premises equivalent deployment.
Can IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) itself be used to manage some intrinsic privileges, or is a third party Privileged Identity Management (PIM) solution required? And where are there overlaps?
Managing and governing end user access separately from privileged access opens organizations up to unnecessary risk. The silo approach creates security gaps and deprives organizations of a complete view of identity context for access-related decisions.
2015 gave us the Ashley Madison hack, the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach, and a heightened interest in securing privileged access against cyber attacks and insider threats. We saw this interest reflected in the readership of IdentityWeek in 2015.