CyberArk Launches New Solution for Securing and Auditing Privileged Accounts on UNIX-based Systems

New Privileged Session Management Capability Addresses Insider and Advanced Threats with Security and Auditing of SSH Sessions

NEWTON, Mass. – January 23, 2013 – Cyber-Ark® Software today announced the release of its new SSH Proxy solution that secures, audits, and reports on all privileged SSH activity in UNIX environments. The new solution, available as part of Cyber-Ark’s Privileged Session Management (PSM) suite, monitors and records command-level activity, protects against malware-based attacks and provides real-time intelligence on malicious activity without changing SSH session workflows.

Organizations are recognizing the connection between privileged accounts and internal threats and cyber attacks. Cyber-Ark’s solutions are uniquely designed to protect these powerful privileged accounts from both malicious and unintentional access. The availability of PSM SSH Proxy serves to further reduce an organization’s “attack surface” by limiting the scope of what privileged users are allowed to do within UNIX environments. PSM SSH Proxy is a native solution that does not disrupt the administrator’s existing workflow in UNIX/Linux and network environments using SSH or Telnet.

“Protecting and auditing privileged accounts is now a mandatory first step to provide security, as well as to meet compliance and audit requirements driven by targeted cyber attacks and other threats from internal users,” said Roy Adar, vice president of product management, Cyber-Ark Software. “Cyber-Ark’s new PSM SSH proxy solution extends the ease of use of our market leading, integrated privileged identity management and privileged session management solution to the UNIX environment. There no longer needs to be a compromise between security and usability when protecting privileged access in UNIX/Linux and network environments.”

Cyber-Ark’s PSM SSH Proxy solution isolates the administrator’s workstation from the target server or device, routing all administrative traffic to come through a jump server, which serves as a single control point preventing attackers from bypassing the privileged account protection and audit system. Centralized policy management ensures that all systems comply with relevant regulations while providing organizations with leading incident response and security operations tools. The solution expands the PSM Suite’s ability to seamlessly integrate into SIEM systems and rapidly provide real-time alerts while precisely identifying the users and activities performed during a privileged session.

For more information on Cyber-Ark’s Privileged Session Management Suite, visit the website or download Cyber-Ark’s Next Generation Jump Server Solution Whitepaper.

About CyberArk
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Dedicated to stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against cyber threats before attacks can escalate and do irreparable damage. The company is trusted by the world’s leading companies – including 45 percent of the Fortune 100 – to protect their highest value information assets, infrastructure and applications. A global company, CyberArk is headquartered in Petach Tikvah, Israel, with U.S. headquarters located in Newton, Mass. The company also has offices throughout EMEA and Asia Pacific and Japan. To learn more about CyberArk, visit www.cyberark.com, read the company blog, http://www.cyberark.com/blog/, follow on Twitter @CyberArk or Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CyberArk.

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