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Beazley Improves Security Compliance and Saves Time on Audits

Specialist insurer Beazley has exponentially more secrets than employees. The volume and variety of their privileged accounts made them difficult to manage and time-consuming to audit. An external security audit identified gaps in Beazley’s secrets management processes that opened the door to potential privileged account attacks. “The audit discovered privileged account passwords that hadn’t been … [Read more...]

Privileged Identity Management (PIM) and Identity-Centric Security Controls

The number of identities in the enterprise is exploding. Gaining control of identities related to people as well as machines is a challenge for many organizations. You need to know who your users are and what they do. If you experience a security incident, you must be able to reverse engineer who did what in order to meet compliance requirements and make sure it doesn’t happen again. Therefore, … [Read more...]

Beyond Password Managers

Passwords should be complex. Password management should be easy. Consumer password managers are popular solutions for personal password storage. These digital password vaults make it possible for people to have complex passwords for each website and application they use and help them avoid bad habits like writing passwords down or using the same password for multiple systems. Even more appealing … [Read more...]

Thycotic Cloud Automation Tool Bundle Is Multi-Layered Privilege Security

The explosion of Cloud IT has made privileged access management impossible without automation tools. Critical technical service accounts run through AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. DevOps teams connect and build cloud applications using CI/CD toolchains. Business users are adopting SaaS tools at a rapid clip—the average enterprise has hundreds of web-based SaaS tools that connect to … [Read more...]

Can you keep a secret? Your secrets management system can

There are many different types of secrets in a digital enterprise. Secrets management requires broader and deeper security controls than traditional enterprise password management. It requires a coordinated process for managing all types of secrets in a centralized way to ensure systems and data remain secure. Secrets management keeps all secrets safe, prevents secret sprawl, and ensures systems … [Read more...]

What to expect when working with Thycotic Professional Services

Thycotic customers come in all shapes, sizes, and levels of experience. Some are new to PAM. Perhaps they recently inherited the program. Or maybe they’re building a PAM strategy from scratch. Our pro services team supports them at every stage of their journey. Some want more hands-on control. They prefer writing their own scripts, building custom reports, and setting up their own architecture. … [Read more...]

A look behind the scenes of a Wi-Fi Hack: What are the secrets?

You snag a seat at your local café and open your laptop. Maybe you’re on the patio, grateful for the heater. The scent of coffee powers up your brain. The low hum of people chatting is welcome, after months of isolation. The logon page appears as you search for the Wi-Fi in your settings. Despite the security risks of free Wi-Fi, 81% of people readily connect What you don’t know is the backpack … [Read more...]

9 Cloud Security Best Practices Your Organization Should Follow

Transitioning to the cloud is one of the most significant technology shifts your company will face. Last year, over 80% of organizations operating in the cloud experienced at least one compromised account each month, stemming from external actors, malicious insiders, or unintentional mistakes. The specifics of cloud security activities may vary depending on your cloud platforms and use cases, … [Read more...]

Election Protection: How Cyber Criminals Could Steal Your Vote

How much should we worry about the security of the upcoming US presidential election? Could a hacker or nation-state actor influence the result? Well, there’s good news and there’s bad news for election cyber security. The good news is that The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the FBI, in a joint statement, said they “have not seen cyber-attacks this year on voter … [Read more...]

Thycotic named a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management

Thycotic is proud to announce that we have been named a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management (PAM).  Based on our ability to execute and completeness of vision, Thycotic has been positioned as a Leader in the new Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for PAM. This marks a major milestone in our growth as a company and in the recognition … [Read more...]