Organizations that do not apply the zero trust model to protecting privileged users open themselves up to attacks by threat actors looking to access sensitive systems and networks.
"The Matrix" shows the damage that a rogue actor can cause by gaining privileged access to a digital environment. Privileged access management tools can help security teams keep their networks secure.
When it comes to cloud data protection, it's not just credit card numbers that need protecting, it's also the data that represents a majority of your company's value: your intellectual property.
Since the majority of data breaches involve privileged accounts, it's critical to keep those accounts as secure as possible.
How can companies gain the visibility they need to monitor their most sensitive accounts and databases when an administrator leaves? A privileged account management solution is a great place to start.
To protect their networks from insider threats, security teams need greater visibility into privileged accounts held by both employees and third-party vendors.
When users are granted inappropriate access to privileged accounts, they open the entire IT environment to vulnerabilities — and make it easier for malicious actors to infiltrate corporate networks.
Corporate VPN security still plays a vital role in protecting enterprise networks, but it is no longer sufficient to prevent unauthorized third-party or privileged access on its own.
Organizations need a privileged account management (PAM) solution that integrates seamlessly with the existing security environment — and helps security teams enforce least privilege policies.
Security analysts can nip many cyberattacks in the bud by monitoring for named pipe impersonation and other activity indicative of privilege escalation.