Is your organization overwhelmed by rampant service account sprawl? Rest assured, you can regain control. Modern Privileged Account Management (PAM) tools and practices empower you to overcome the challenges of unchecked service accounts. The information in this article will help you understand the meaning of service accounts, so you can manage your organization’s service accounts more effectively and mitigate their risks. Robust security is attainable for all your privileged accounts.
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The cost of a privileged access management (PAM) solution goes beyond the licensing fees. While it’s tempting to look only at the initial costs, evaluating privileged access management pricing includes examining other factors to determine whether the solution will provide a real Return on Investment (ROI) or cause more problems than it solves.
In this article, we’ll explore Privileged Elevation and Delegation Management (PEDM). You’ll learn how PEDM works and how it mitigates the risks associated with poorly managed privileged accounts. By the end of this article, you’ll understand why PEDM is an important security strategy and how businesses can use PEDM to manage privileged access and prevent cyberattacks.
Securing sensitive company data starts with limiting who can access that data, and adopting a zero standing privileges security approach is a great way to control access. In this article, we’ll discuss what zero standing privileges (ZSP) are, how standing privileges are created, and how just-in-time access makes a ZSP model feasible. We’ll explore the risks that accompany standing privileges, the benefits of a zero standing privilege philosophy, and best practices to follow when adopting a ZSP
Cloud data protection is an increasingly popular element in an organization’s security strategy. In this article, we’ll explore what cloud data protection is, why it’s important, and the best practices to follow when migrating to the cloud. By the end of this article, you’ll understand the benefits and challenges of adopting a data security strategy for cloud environments.
StrongDM integrates with your favorite cloud secrets manager to provide an end-to-end version of remote access for more than just privileged accounts.
Understanding the nuances of privileged access management vs privileged identity management can be challenging. Although PIM and PAM are often used interchangeably, there is an important difference between PIM and PAM that companies should know. In this article, we’ll explain PIM vs PAM and explore how they work to demonstrate the differences between them. By the end of this article, you’ll know what role PIM and PAM should play in your security strategy.
In this article, we’ll review the leading privileged access management (PAM) solutions on the market. We’ll explore the pros and cons of the top privileged access management vendors so you can easily compare the best PAM solutions. By the end of this article, you’ll feel confident choosing the right privileged access management solution for your organization.
In this article, we'll cover machine identities and address the importance and challenges in machine identity management. You'll gain a complete understanding of how machine identity management works and see the concept in action through real-world examples. By the end of this article, you'll be able to answer in-depth: what is machine identity management?
Time to spring clean your access management! Use these resources to establish healthy habits to keep your infrastructure access tidy all year long.
Agent vs. Agentless architectures is a recurring debate - covering specifics from monitoring to security. But when it comes to Access Management, some key considerations are necessary when defining the scalability of your solution and its impact on efficiency and overhead over time.
Privileged Access Management doesn’t solve the whole access challenge. It’s time for PAM to evolve to support complex environments and put people first.
StrongDM takes a proxy approach to the challenge of access and authentication. It uses a local client that can run on a Mac, Windows, or Linux device; a gateway to mediate access; and an administration layer for setting policies and permissions and auditing access.
With the release of tighter integrations with Okta and Azure AD (or any SCIM-based directory service for that matter), you now have the ability to manage just-in-time, least-privilege access to your critical infrastructure right from your preferred identity provider (IdP), dramatically reducing the time needed to approve requests and grant access.