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How the just-released Forrester Wave PIM Q4 2018 Report can help you find the right PAM vendor

As awareness about the importance of Privileged Access Management (PAM) and Privileged Identity Management (PIM) increases, (Gartner called it a top priority for cyber security in 2019), executives, IT security and operations teams are evaluating multiple options when selecting a PAM or PIM solution that would be best for their organizations. That means independent analysis becomes very important … [Read more...]

See Where You Place in the PAM Maturity Model

Many companies aren’t sure how to begin their PAM implementation or which security activities have the most impact on their goals. To help you stay on course, Thycotic has developed the first PAM Maturity Model, based on industry best practices that systematically lower privileged account risk, increase business agility and improve operational efficiency. The model gives you a strategic road map … [Read more...]

Together Thycotic & IBM Deliver Next-Generation Privileged Access Management

Did you hear the news? We’ve entered into an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with IBM Security! This partnership comes with an increased need for organizations to secure privileged accounts that are connected to just about every device on the network. Breaches through privileged accounts are on the rise. Now more than ever, organizations need Privileged Access Management. Our … [Read more...]

How to get your entire company on board with Privileged Access Management

Maybe you’ve recently failed an audit, or you can’t stand yet another password being uploaded to your IT team’s risky, shared Excel doc. For whatever reason you are here, you are ready to tackle Privileged Access Management head on. But hold on, you may have a few hurdles you have to overcome first. Before you propose a team process change, it’s important to get the right stakeholders on your side … [Read more...]

Back to the Basics: Service Account Management 101

Service accounts don’t have to be a nightmare. Get in control now.  Service accounts are typically used in operating systems to execute applications or run programs, either in the context of system accounts (high privileged accounts without any password) or a specific user account, usually created manually or during software installation.  On Unix and Linux they are often known as init or inetd, … [Read more...]

Thycotic’s Strategic Alliance program means Privileged Access Management Security for everyone

Privileged Access Management is an important and vital security solution that helps protect one of the most important assets in an organization.  Software vendors can simply enable and empower their solutions by integrating into the world’s most popular, friendly, easy-to-use and most valuable Privileged Access Management solution available. Organizations and governments around the world have … [Read more...]

Gartner says PAM a top cybersecurity priority. Thycotic makes robust PAM in the Cloud a reality.

With the recent introduction of Thycotic’s upgraded Secret Server Cloud offering, organizations worldwide now have a full-featured PAM as a service product they can choose to protect their “keys to the kingdom.” That’s because Secret Server Cloud now delivers all the features and capabilities of our Secret Server on-premise flagship product, available in three editions – Platinum, Professional and … [Read more...]

Six Key Differences Between Password Management Tools and PAM

In the past, Privilege Access Management (PAM) was accessible only to large enterprises with skilled IT teams. Feature-heavy PAM tools became more and more complex and expensive to manage. Meanwhile, security-conscious small and medium businesses were relegated to using password tools designed primarily for consumers. While consumer password tools provide a “password vault” to store user … [Read more...]

Incident Response: Are You Breach-Ready?

It’s no longer rare to see cyber-attacks in the daily news. From ransomware to data breaches to DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks, the incident is usually attributed to either cyber criminals or nation states, and almost always comes from beyond our own country’s borders and laws. Because of this, we worry about clicking on a web page or opening an attachment in an email, never … [Read more...]

Back to the Basics: How do you define Privileged Access?

The Privileged Access Management Lifecycle and Path to Maturity Countless organizations are growing more and more concerned about the ever-evolving threat landscape of cyber-attacks, as they watch large well-known enterprise organizations falling victim to cyber-crime. Every year billions of records are stolen, identity theft increases, more credentials are abused and financial fraud is now … [Read more...]