Access risk: Security leaders understand their governance and technology challenges. But addressing them with new automated tools - and selling these new processes within their organizations? Those are the problems attendees attempted to solve at a recent dinner in Philadelphia.
Research results from over 1,000 global key decision makers with visibility over access management confirm that security professionals are aware that a breach is only a matter of time, with 50% of respondents having already suffered a serious breach or expecting to experience one over the next six months (up from 42%...
Unix and Linux build the foundation for most business-critical systems. Thus, they present target-rich environments for cyber-attackers. Privileged Access Management (PAM) helps to mitigate such risks. To succeed, security teams must follow an integrated approach, covering both privilege elevation and centralized...
The abuse and/or misuse of privileged credentials plays a role in almost every cybersecurity breach incident today. With privileged access in hand. an attacker essentially becomes a malicious insider - and that's an alarming scenario for any IT professional, all the way up to the C-level and the Board.
System Administrators are no loner managing boxes sitting under their desks; Now, they're coding their infrastructure. The new digital users, enforced by the as-a-service business model, leave them facing critical challenges to manage and interconnect increasingly diverse systems, and to ensure scalability and...
The computer systems the U.S. Department of the Treasury uses to track the nation's debt have serious security flaws that could allow unauthorized access to a wealth of federal data, according to a pair of audits released this week by the Government Accountability Office.
The Q4 2018 Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) report documents
262 data breaches in organisations across Australia. For those in the
financial services sector it paints an alarming picture: The number
of breaches is steadily growing - and compromised credentials
are the leading cause.
According to the LastPass...
The cyber security landscape been marred with big name and large-scale breaches: Cash Converters, Australian Defence, and Facebook, to name a few. Naturally, we expected to see an improvement in password behavior in the two years.
However, LogMeIn's new research revealed just the opposite. Password behaviors remain...
The explosion in the quantity and diversity of internet-connected devices - from industrial control systems and cars to farming equipment and refrigerators - makes applying privileged access management more important than ever, says Wallix Group's Chad Carter.
Identity and access management is more complicated when organizations rely on a cloud infrastructure, says Brandon Swafford, CISO at Waterbury, Connecticut-based Webster Bank, who describes the challenges in an interview.
Effectively managing privileged
accounts (sometimes called
superuser accounts) is becoming
more and more critical as security
and compliance emerge as
the driving forces behind most
IT initiatives. Unfortunately,
native tools and manual
practices for privileged account
management are proving to be
A vulnerability is only as bad as the threat exploiting it and the impact on the organization. Security and risk management leaders should rate vulnerabilities on the basis of risk in order to improve vulnerability management program effectiveness.
Gartner receives frequent inquiries from clients who are...
Identity and access management is not about compliance anymore - It's really about security, says Gartner's Felix Gaehtgens. With cloud, virtualization, DevOps and other IT trends, IAM has evolved from being a one-off project to an ongoing initiative.
Implementing an end-to-end privileged access management solution should follow a defined process to minimize costs and distractions, and speed results.
Throughout the process of selecting and deploying your privileged access management solution, keep in mind these business requirements, as they will help you sell...
Digital transformation has made it increasingly easy for consumers to switch institutions at the least provocation.
But leaders like Capital One, Guardian Life, and Goldman Sachs are embracing change and moving to the cloud. They're creating great customer experiences - and fighting churn - by integrating email into...