To protect sensitive information, security professionals must know exactly where this data resides, who is accessing it, when it is being accessed and whether this activity violates policy.
For cybercriminals, failing to protect privileged credentials is like leaving the keys in your ignition. Implementing privileged access management is a crucial step toward minimizing cyber risks.
Security analysts can nip many cyberattacks in the bud by monitoring for named pipe impersonation and other activity indicative of privilege escalation.
Companies that neglect basic security best practices are grappling with problems related to privileged account management, according to a recent survey.
Using several disparate tools for access management can create a fractured view of access data, decrease productivity and promote insecure behaviors.
Government agencies and companies in the energy and utilities sector must replace legacy equipment to avoid a potentially devastating power grid breach.
A security vulnerability in the Linux kernel could allow external attackers to escalate privileges and execute malicious code.
Identity governance and administration process engineering remains a challenge despite growing awareness about the importance of IGA and IAM processes.
While security solutions can certainly help organizations fight ransomware and other threats, the best defense is a robust risk governance strategy.
If access is not properly secured, cybercriminals can use weak administrator credentials to take control over corporate networks.