Threat actors are focusing a lot on Active Directory today as it is a path for them to reach an organisations key data & applications. The versatility of Active Directory makes it a crucial target for hackers. Organisations learn new ways on how to protect this valuable target and mitigate the risks. Organisations...
80% of of organizations
discovered a privileged
access policy violation
within the last year.
In a recent Hitachi ID-sponsored poll from Enterprise
Management Associates, business leaders shared their
privileged access management (PAM) challenges, realities,
and goals — providing a clearer picture of what...
The inevitability of change compounded by an unprecedented global pandemic revealed that organizations continue to struggle with the tension between planning and investing in the physical access control infrastructure needed to meet the evolution of threats. This is among the key findings of the latest survey-based...
Security professionals have been thrust to the forefront of return-to-work planning as the crisis continues to create a complex set of security and safety challenges. Preparing to return to the physical workplace means adapting to new requirements, implementing new procedures and leveraging technology to alleviate...
At its core, Zero Trust aspires to eliminate persistent trust, and enforce continuous authentication, least privilege, and microsegmentation. This approach reduces the attack surface and minimizes the threat windows during which attackers can inflict damage, helping to protect against simple malware attacks to...
As budgets continue to be in flux, and IT and security teams in higher education institutions must reduce risk using fewer
resources, automation—a key business enabler—is becoming paramount.
The main benefits IT leaders are hoping to achieve by completely automating their IAM
practices are reduced security...
There are hundreds of billions of passwords in the world
today, with more being created every day. In fact, the
average business user maintains an astounding average
of 191 passwords.1 Unfortunately, these passwords represent
a fundamentally weak link in most organizations because
they will always be...
PASSWORDS ARE FATALLY FLAWED. EVERYONE KNOWS IT.
Eliminating passwords completely is the only answer –
not using stronger passwords, password vaults, or adding
friction with multi-factor authentication. But eliminating
passwords is just the beginning.
Don't Stop At Passwordless Authentification. Implement...
The Forrester Report outlines 10 core functional areas of identity management and governance (IMG) and provides the best practices for building and operationalizing an effective IMG program across each functional area.
Key Findings of the report:
Rightsize user roles to overcome overprovisioned group...
According to Gartner security and risk management (SRM) leaders responsible for identity and access management (IAM) and fraud detection should "Target a SaaS or cloud-based deployment first, dropping back to on-premises only if there are specific needs that cannot be overcome or addressed."
Key Findings of...
The healthcare industry is subject to strict privacy-protection
obligations. Weak controls over access to data can lead to
unauthorized sharing of patient data at best and to disruption to
healthcare delivery at worst. At a larger scale, the hospitals and
other healthcare delivery institutions can be shut down by...
Compliance is the goal of nearly all privacy and internal controls in financial services. But compliance is just the start.
While there are certain non-negotiables in your identity and access management (IAM), you need more than that, including:
Certain functionalities for your institution’s unique...
Cybersecurity has long been a
challenge across industries. Now that
most organizations are firmly in the age
of digital transformation, protecting
against threats is increasingly complex
but also crucial to shield against
financial and reputational damage.
With hybrid infrastructures accommodating
After careful consideration, your organization has decided to streamline its access management process
and upgrade its legacy systems with a privileged access management (PAM) solution. It’s a significant step
that will reshape and improve the identity access management (IAM) efforts across your operation...