How are you taking control of your administrators and their privileged access in your organization?
Given the increase in highly publicized cybersecurity breaches and insider threats, privileged access management (PAM) has become a board-driven initiative.
Information technology (IT) organizations have long struggled with protecting and controlling powerful access to the accounts that administer their most critical assets and data while still allowing their administrators the flexibility they need to perform their daily job functions.
Implementing PAM solutions are one way companies are taking back control of their privileged administrative and super-user accounts, as well as being able to provide a detailed audit record of account use and activities. While the technologies in the marketplace are mature enough to manage a vast majority of use cases, organizations are still finding it challenging when planning out their one- to three-year PAM project road maps. Companies often rely too heavily on the technology they have just purchased, and largely ignore the process and people component when planning their implementation.
Defining PAM in your environment PAM can invoke a vast number of different meanings when it is mentioned in conversation. In order to define what you need out of your PAM program, it is important to first determine what problems your organization is trying to solve. Does your organization:
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