By Jordan True
Leading Co-op Organization Protects Critical Accounts within Cloud and Data Centers Using Comprehensive PAM Solution
Washington, D.C. – Aug. 3, 2017 –Thycotic, a provider of privileged account management (PAM) and endpoint privilege management solutions for more than 7,500 organizations worldwide, today announced that The Co-operative Group, trading as The Co-op, has selected Thycotic’s Privilege Management Secret Server solution to strengthen its information security.
The Co-op, one of the world’s largest consumer co-operatives, is owned and run in the interests of its members who are also its customers. The Co-op has 4.5 million members and more than 20 million customers across a range of businesses. The Co-op operates across the financial, retail and professional services sectors with more than 69,000 employees across more than 3,800 locations.
“The Co-op selected Thycotic as a leading provider of privileged account management providing comprehensive solutions in the protection of critical accounts in the cloud and data centres,” said Jon Turner, Information Security Director, Co-op Group. “Thycotic demonstrated through their solutions and professional services great understanding of the challenges of privileged account management and their ability to add real value to businesses. We very much look forward to working in partnership with Thycotic.”
“We are delighted that The Co-operative Group has chosen Thycotic Secret Server to strengthen its information security,” said Simon Azzopardi, Thycotic’s Vice President of International, EMEA and APAC. “Establishing controls around privileged access is an important area of focus for many organizations and auditors. Enterprise organisation and security leaders like The Co-operative Group are prioritising PAM solutions in their security strategies to help secure, manage and monitor privileged accounts and access. Taking the diverse nature of the group’s business and the constant cybersecurity threats the company and its customers are exposed to, it’s imperative for a company like this to have easy, effective and affordable ways to secure their privileged accounts and applications”