Download "Privileged Identity Management: An Executive Overview" to learn where privileged identities can be found on your network; the challenges to discover, secure and manage them; and why unsecured privileged account credentials are dangerous.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Sep 22, 2014
Agent-based security solutions such as anti-virus software rely
on controlling all processes on a system. This approach breaks
in sandboxed environments as one process cannot control other aspects of the system. To secure mobile, IT has to replace traditional PC management tools with purpose-built enterprise mobility management (EMM) Platforms, designed to enable end-user productivity while securing apps, content and devices.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Apr 24, 2017
The modern, mobile enterprise is expanding faster than ever, across every part of the world and in every industry. Increasingly, organizations are looking for comprehensive security blueprints to help them secure their mobile devices, apps, and data without compromising productivity or the user experience.
For that reason, iOS has become the mobile OS of choice in a majority of enterprises because of its highly intuitive, user-friendly, and easy to manage design. With MobileIron’s enterprise mobility management (EMM) platform, IT organizations gain a comprehensive mobile solution that complements and augments the security features inherent in iOS.
Part of a strong foundation for cloud-first, mobile-first IT includes supporting BYOD. BYOD can improve end user satisfaction and enable employees to work anywhere from any device. To really get these benefits though, the end-user experience must provide seamless access to the applications end-users want and need. Accomplishing this starts with extending app provisioning to mobile devices, and automatically deprovisioning mobile access as part of the identity lifecycle. For the best user experience, you’ll want automatic configuration of native mobile applications with mobile SSO, security settings and app settings like usernames, URLs and tenant IDs.
Provisioning devices to users should be simply an extension of the foundational identity lifecycle management system. And, mobility management should enable IT teams to implement simple policies to enable and secure access from mobile.
This eGuide provides an overview of how Okta can power BYOD programs with integrated identity and mobili
Cybercriminals continue to evolve their tactics with ever-growing cyberattack sizes and new attack methods, which has spiked a demand for DDoS mitigation services. However, it is often difficult for companies to assess, evaluate, and differentiate DDoS mitigation service providers from one another. Read the four critical criteria you should use to evaluate providers before selecting one.
HIMSS Analytics, in partnership with Akamai, recently conducted a survey of U.S. hospitals to understand the current state of web security in healthcare as well as what plans are in place to improve preparedness. The results raise some concerns that despite greater consciousness of the increased risk to healthcare data security, many hospitals are still vulnerable to a wide range of cyberattacks. Read this survey to learn about critical weaknesses in hospital web security.
Published By: Oracle ODA
Published Date: Dec 06, 2016
IT leaders must consider new approaches to database administration, implementation, and security, including proactive management, to reduce time-consuming administrative tasks. This, in turn, will free them to develop strategies for capitalizing on the new data-driven initiatives that can help transform the enterprise. Learn more about these opportunities as well as how products, such as an integrated Database Appliance, can streamline the management of these tasks, while reducing costs and time.
Privileged Access Management is an imperative to addressing PCI compliance. Yet its importance extends beyond just meeting PCI compliance requirements as it allows an organization to improve its overall security posture against today’s external and internal threats. CA Privileged Access Manager provides an effective way to implement privileged access management in support of PCI compliance and other security needs.
Organizations undergoing digital transformations are dealing with amplified concerns around risk and security, which isn’t surprising.
Ensuring visibility and accountability for compliance, security and governance while enabling flexibility for digital transformation requires a fresh and more tightly aligned approach to who—and now what in the form of applications, services, machines and things—are given the keys to the kingdom: privileged access.
Read this white paper to understand how the digital transformation journey requires thinking through a clear roadmap that spans multiple years, anticipating near- and long-term requirements from a privileged access management solution and ensuring scope and scale needs at a reasonable cost of ownership through the entire lifecycle.
As the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe prepare for Brexit (Britain’s exit from the European Union), information security experts are left wondering what this would mean to the security and risk management processes that have been put in place in the past and how they need to adjust to the emerging reality. This document discusses the impact of Brexit on privileged access management and what information security professionals may consider as immediate solutions to mitigate risks.
Privileged user accounts—whether usurped, abused or simply misused—are at the heart of most data breaches. Security teams are increasingly evaluating comprehensive privileged access management (PAM) solutions to avoid the damage that could be caused by a rogue user with elevated privileges, or a privileged user who is tired, stressed or simply makes a mistake. Pressure from executives and audit teams to reduce business exposure reinforces their effort, but comprehensive PAM solutions can incur hidden costs, depending on the implementation strategy adopted. With multiple capabilities including password vaults, session management and monitoring, and often user behavior analytics and threat intelligence, the way a PAM solution is implemented can have a major impact on the cost and the benefits. This report provides a blueprint for determining the direct, indirect and hidden costs of a PAM deployment over time.
Privileged user accounts—whether usurped, abused or simply misused—are at the heart of most data
breaches. Security teams are increasingly evaluating comprehensive privileged access management (PAM)
solutions to avoid the damage that could be caused by a rogue user with elevated privileges, or a privileged
user who is tired, stressed or simply makes a mistake. Pressure from executives and audit teams to reduce
business exposure reinforces their effort, but comprehensive PAM solutions can incur hidden costs,
depending on the implementation strategy adopted. With multiple capabilities including password vaults,
session management and monitoring, and often user behavior analytics and threat intelligence, the way a
PAM solution is implemented can have a major impact on the cost and the benefits. This report provides a
blueprint for determining the direct, indirect and hidden costs of a PAM deployment over time.
Understanding, managing and containing risk has become a critical factor for many organizations
as they plot their hybrid architecture strategy. Access by an expanding array of privileged identities
looms large as a risk concern once organizations look beyond tactically using cloud services for cost
and agility efficiencies. Existing approaches developed for static infrastructure can address initial
risk concerns, but fall short in providing consistent policy enforcement and continuous visibility for
dynamic, distributed infrastructure.
Multiple elements factor into how effectively an enterprise can embrace automation and advance the maturity of their transformation. However, security tools are central to enabling a structured and measured approach to managing critical access risks at each stage of the maturity model journey. With the right privileged access platform and set of tools, enterprises can progressively automate and scale access management to align risk
Businesses today must reduce the risk of security breaches to protect the valuable data within their
organizations. At the same time, IT auditors are increasingly enforcing ever more stringent requirements
on the business. The bottom line is that privileged accounts and privileged access are being targeted by
hackers as a new attack surface and focused on by auditors who are insisting on greater controls around
The right privileged access management solution provides comprehensive protection for your missioncritical
servers with powerful, fine-grained controls over operating system-level access and privileged
user actions. Capable of enforcing access controls on powerful native Superuser accounts—like the
UNIX® and Linux® root and Microsoft® Windows® administrator—this system-level, host-based privileged
access management solution controls, monitors and audits privileged user activity, improving security and
simplifying audit and compliance.
Privileged credentials have served as a major attack
vector in the successful execution of many breaches.
Protecting privileged access is an imperative to
successfully defend an organization from a breach and
is a core requirement of multiple compliance regimes.
CA Privileged Access Management helps drive IT
security and compliance risk reduction and improves
operational efficiency by enabling privileged access
defense in depth—providing broad and consistent
protection of sensitive administrative credentials,
management of privileged identity access and control
of administrator activity.
Protecting PHI is not optional. Data security is so important in healthcare that fear of jeopardizing patient privacy and facing fines leads many providers to reject modern and more efficient cloud software. However, the facts tell a different story. Read this eye-opening e-book to get the facts on how the cloud can help your office provide better, more secure patient care.
• How built-in data encryption keeps your PHI, DICOM studies safe
• Why more security pros are concerned with user behavior than cloud tools
• What your organization should know about the cloud and compliance
There’s no denying that today’s workforce is “mobile.” Inspired by the ease and simplicity of their own personal devices, today’s workforce relies on a variety of tools to accomplish their business tasks — desktops, smart phones, tablets, laptops or other connected devices — each with varying operating systems.
The specific tasks they need to accomplish? That depends on the person. But it’s safe to say remotely logging in and out of legacy, desktop, mobile, software as-a-service (SaaS) and cloud applications is a given.
And the devices on which they work? They could be owned by the enterprise or the end user, with varying levels of company oversight, security and management. The result? An overabundance of “flexibility” that leads to fundamental IT challenges of security and manageability.
The VMware 2016 State of the Digital Workspace Report was performed in July 2016 and is a study that examined digital workspace adoption among global organizations across industries. Data represents a survey of 1,263 business decision makers (BDMs) and IT influencers to examine the worldwide progress in transitioning from the client-server era to the mobile-cloud era.
Respondents acknowledged that game-changing IT relies on organizations adopting a digital workspace that includes security and identify management as vital components. With realistic prospects of achieving astounding return on investment (ROI), even businesses that cited obstacles to adoption may want to consider taking another look at business mobility initiatives.
As the number and variety of threats mushroom, an Ovum survey has found that security teams have become physically unable to respond in an appropriate way to the ones that actually matter, with 50% of respondents saying they deal with more than 50 alerts each day. Shockingly, for 6% of organizations, that figure rises to between 100 and 1,000 threats a day.
The solution? Ovum believes that security decision-makers should invest in centralized management capabilities, enabling them to control the disparate security tools in their infrastructure, and address the challenge of prioritizing the volumes of daily alerts they receive.
Download this report to find out what else Ovum has discovered about security practices in Asia Pacific.
This Forrester Wave report provides an analysis of 12 most significant Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) providers. These vendors were evaluated against 27 criteria, grouped into three categories: Current Offering, Strategy, and Market Presence.
Read the report and find out how each provider measures up in their market as Leaders, Strong Performers and Contenders.
Published By: Exabeam
Published Date: Sep 25, 2017
Most enterprises and government organizations that experience data breaches have traditional security point solutions, log management, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions in place. However, SIEM is not a comprehensive solution on its own. There has been a great deal of focus on the attack-chain – or kill-chain – of steps in the process leading to these breaches.
SIEM (security information and event management) software offers a lot of promise, but legacy SIEMs simply can't keep up with the rate and sophistication of today's cyberattacks. Organizations today require access to analytics-driven SIEMs that combine a big data platform that is optimized for machine data with advanced analytics, threat detection, monitoring tools, incident response tools and multiple forms of threat intelligence.
Download your complimentary copy of “The Six Essential Capabilities of an Analytics-Driven SIEM” and learn how to dramatically improve your security posture, advanced threat detection and incident response.
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