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A New Approach to Modern Enterprise Access Management

Earlier this week, we publicly announced the acquisition of Onion ID—a San Francisco-based identity and privileged access management (PAM) company. The acquisition marks a significant milestone in Thycotic’s strategic direction as a PAM company. Over the past several years, we have driven innovation through a multi-stage product roadmap designed to help companies adopt PAM and embed privileged … [Read more...]

Addressing emerging PAM use cases to protect access to SaaS applications, cloud infrastructure, and databases

With most of the global, white-collar workforce suddenly shifting to working remotely, cloud technology has emerged as a critical component to keep businesses up and running. These services are enabling people to collaborate with one another, and provide the tools they need to stay productive, enhance accessibility and create a mobile friendly environment while working remotely. While there has … [Read more...]

DevOps Secrets Vault and Dynamic Secrets in the Cloud

Back in July of 2019, Thycotic released DevOps Secrets Vault, a high-velocity vault for high-speed password and secret creation, archiving, and retrieval. Each month we roll out improvements to this cloud-based tool. In 2020, we’ve been focused on adding dynamic secrets for key cloud platforms. For infrastructure-as-a-service platforms dynamic secrets in DevOps Secrets Vault offer another layer … [Read more...]

The Landscape of PAM is Changing – Customers Want Mobile PAM

At Thycotic, we’re watching the landscape of our customers’ privileged access management needs evolve. PAM can no longer be simply a web application hosted on premise; our customers are telling us they need flexible deployment and access options. More day-to-day business operations need access to data, applications, and platforms Organizations are also acknowledging that PAM protection and … [Read more...]

A week in security (April 27 – May 3)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we looked at how secure the cloud is, understood why unexpected demand can influence an organization to consider their “just in time” (JIT) system, speculated on why the threat actors behind the Troldesh ransomware suddenly released thousands of decryption keys, preached the good news about VPN being mainstream, touched on the relationship between cybercrime and a … [Read more...]

Cloud data protection: how to secure what you store in the cloud

The cloud has become the standard for data storage. Just a few years ago, individuals and businesses pondered whether or not they should move to the cloud. This is now a question of the past. Today, the question isn’t whether to adopt cloud storage but rather how. Despite its rapid pace of adoption, there are some lingering concerns around cloud storage. Perhaps the most persistent issue … [Read more...]

Privileged Access Management: The Great Cloud Migration

Migrating your PAM instance to the cloud can look from the outset like a pretty daunting task. How, exactly, do you go about transporting what may be years of data and highly sensitive information to a new home? It’s often said that migrating to the cloud is like moving houses, and that’s one of the most stressful life events you can go through. You prepare for a move as best you can, pile your … [Read more...]

Best Practices and Cyber Security Tips for Working Remotely

Given the unusual recent circumstances, many employees around the world are finding themselves in a situation where they must work from home or remotely. I’ve been working remotely for almost 15 years, so I thought it would be great to share some of my experiences, cyber security best practices and tips, and lessons learned on how to stay focused. I am fortunate that Thycotic is a global company … [Read more...]

RemoteSec: achieving on-prem security levels with cloud-based remote teams

The world of work is changing—by the minute, it feels these days. With the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic, organizations around the world are scrambling to prepare their workforce, and their infrastructure, for a landslide of remote connections. This means that the security perimeter of businesses small and large has transformed practically overnight, requiring IT leaders to rethink the … [Read more...]

PAM and AWS: Keeping pace with AWS privileged accounts

Amazon Web Services (AWS) gives IT and development teams tools to move fast and change direction on a dime. Privileged accounts for AWS resources are created quickly and may be abandoned just as quickly. With such a fluid process, it’s difficult for security teams to stay on top of how many privileged accounts have access to AWS, make sure they’re set up properly, and remove them when they’re no … [Read more...]