Research results from over 1,000 global key decision makers with visibility over access management confirm that security professionals are aware that a breach is only a matter of time, with 50% of respondents having already suffered a serious breach or expecting to experience one over the next six months (up from 42%...
Unix and Linux build the foundation for most business-critical systems. Thus, they present target-rich environments for cyber-attackers. Privileged Access Management (PAM) helps to mitigate such risks. To succeed, security teams must follow an integrated approach, covering both privilege elevation and centralized...
The computer systems the U.S. Department of the Treasury uses to track the nation's debt have serious security flaws that could allow unauthorized access to a wealth of federal data, according to a pair of audits released this week by the Government Accountability Office.
The explosion in the quantity and diversity of internet-connected devices - from industrial control systems and cars to farming equipment and refrigerators - makes applying privileged access management more important than ever, says Wallix Group's Chad Carter.
Identity and access management is more complicated when organizations rely on a cloud infrastructure, says Brandon Swafford, CISO at Waterbury, Connecticut-based Webster Bank, who describes the challenges in an interview.
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A vulnerability is only as bad as the threat exploiting it and the impact on the organization. Security and risk management leaders should rate vulnerabilities on the basis of risk in order to improve vulnerability management program effectiveness.
Gartner receives frequent inquiries from clients who are...
Identity and access management is not about compliance anymore - It's really about security, says Gartner's Felix Gaehtgens. With cloud, virtualization, DevOps and other IT trends, IAM has evolved from being a one-off project to an ongoing initiative.
Implementing an end-to-end privileged access management solution should follow a defined process to minimize costs and distractions, and speed results.
Throughout the process of selecting and deploying your privileged access management solution, keep in mind these business requirements, as they will help you sell...
Digital transformation has made it increasingly easy for consumers to switch institutions at the least provocation.
But leaders like Capital One, Guardian Life, and Goldman Sachs are embracing change and moving to the cloud. They're creating great customer experiences - and fighting churn - by integrating email into...
While support for cloud infrastructure is rapidly maturing and more vendors are adding behavior analytics and privileged task automation, pricing and licensing remain variable. Security and risk management leaders should evaluate multiple vendors with an eye on future requirements as well as costs.
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The Reserve Bank of India, the nation's central bank, is launching a number of efforts to help bolster the cybersecurity of banks. Those include encouraging banks to use access control management and install security operations centers. But critics say the measures aren't bold enough and offer other suggestions.
Today's world of cyber warfare is one of continuous zero-day attacks, targeted phishing scams and malicious insiders. Anyone trying to deal with these threats manually has already lost the game. You can't stop cyberattacks from occurring. But, you can significantly limit the damage when these inevitable attacks...