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Securing Remote Vendor Access with Privileged Account Security

Most leading institutions have 200-300 high-risk, third-party relationships at a time.* Motivated attackers leverage third-party access points to gain entry to the target organization and launch an attack. Understanding common remote vendor access types and associated vulnerabilities is the first …

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Addressing the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Technology Risk Management (TRM) Guidelines with CyberArk Solutions

Protecting privileged access is an essential part of addressing the MAS TRM guidelines. With the evolving threat landscape and growing complexities and reliance on IT systems in the financial sector, financial institutions must implement controls to secure their IT environment – not …

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Privileged Account Security in U.S. Federal Agencies

In April of 2014, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security published an RFI for Phase 2 of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program focusing on Least Privilege and Infrastructure Integrity. CyberArk solutions address multiple requirements in Phase 2 of …

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Safeguarding Privileged Access

Many organizations globally use the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 27002 standard as part of their information security program. The standard calls on organizations to pay particular attention to privileged user accounts, given their …

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Threat Report: Privileged Account Exploits Shift the Front Lines of Security

Cyber Threat Investigators Uncover Privileged Account Vulnerabilities in Most Serious Security Breaches CyberArk’s threat report provides an expert’s vantage point into targeted cyber attacks by tapping into the experiences of seasoned threat investigators at five firms renowned for detecting, analyzing …

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Discover the Keys to Securing SSH

SSH keys provide users and applications with privileged access to critical systems, but all too often these privileged credentials are left unsecured and unmanaged, leaving a gaping hole in any privileged account security strategy. To effectively protect the heart of …

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Securing Privileges in the Cloud

A Clear View of Challenges, Solutions and Business Benefits Cloud environments are widely adopted because of the powerful, flexible infrastructure and efficient use of resources they provide to organizations of all sizes. Whether organizations are using private, public or hybrid cloud …

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KuppingerCole: CyberArk Privileged Threat Analytics

This executive view provides an overview of CyberArk’s Privileged Threat Analytics offering. CyberArk, a leading vendor in the PxM market, has released a major update to their behavioral analytics solution that specifically focuses on analyzing abnormal and potentially malicious use of privileged accounts. …

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The Three Phases of Securing Privileged Accounts: A Best Practices Guide

Attackers exploit valid credentials and/or privileged accounts 100% of the time. With those kinds of statistics, it is hard to imagine companies still turn a blind eye. The cost of doing nothing is routinely displayed in the endless stream of …

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The Role of Privileged Accounts in High Profile Breaches

As we examine a cross-section of recent high-profile, targeted, advanced cyber attacks, all indicators demonstrate that our patient and persistent adversaries have recycled many of the same tactics that they have successfully leveraged in years past. While new and sophisticated …

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The 10 Pains of Unix Security

This white paper presents the security pains prevalent in Unix environments and offers some advice on what requirements to look for when evaluating solutions for these pains.

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KuppingerCole: Leadership Compass Privilege Management – 2014

This Leadership Compass provides an overview and analysis of the Privilege Management market segment, sometimes referred to as Privileged Identity Management, Privileged Account Management. Technologies typically support Privilege Management as a password repository approach (commonly called “vault”), with some form of proxy/gateway to …

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Securing Privileged Accounts: Meeting the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) 3.0 with CyberArk Solutions

Any organization involved in payment card processing is well-aware of their obligations to protect cardholder data in compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). All entities that store, process or transmit cardholder data and/or sensitive authentication …

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ESG Lab Validation Report – CyberArk Privileged Account Security

This ESG Lab validation report documents hands-on testing of the CyberArk Privileged Account Security Solution. The report focuses on leveraging the CyberArk Solution to enable an agile, intuitive, policy-based infrastructure capable of managing privileged access to critical assets to improve …

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IDC Analyst Connection: Implementing Privileged Account Security to Address Advanced Threats

Enterprise security is provided by layers of defense designed to make it difficult for attackers to enter the protected network. While these solutions have a role to play in defending against sophisticated attacks, organizations are realizing that compromised privileged accounts …

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NIST SP 800-53 Revision 4: Implementing Essential Security Controls with CyberArk® Solutions

Federal agencies are required by law to comply with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), which references the NIST SP 800-53 Recommendations. The long-awaited Revision 4 represents the first major review of the Recommendations in almost four years. These …

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Social Media and the Shared Privileged Account

Social media is playing an increasingly important role in an enterprise’s marketing strategy – and for good reason. Social media can help build brand awareness, provide a new level of customer support, and launch new products quicker than ever before. …

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Network Computing: Product Review: Privileged Account Security from CyberArk

Many high profile hacking incidents result from the unauthorised use of privileged accounts and passwords. CyberArk is the market leader in privileged account security, its software suite mitigating these threats by managing all areas of access.

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IDC: Better Approach to Risk Management and Compliance: CyberArk Adds MasterPolicy to its Privileged Account Security

This IDC Flash discusses Master Policy software that was recently released by CyberArk, a global company based in Newton, Massachusetts, as part of its privileged account management set of software offerings in answer to a growing need for centralized policy management and …

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ESG: Advanced Cyber Threats Demand a New Privileged Account Security Model

Abstract: In spite of marginal progress, privileged accounts remain vulnerable. Why? Sophisticated cyber attacks like APTs take advantage of informal processes, weak security controls, and monitoring limitations to target administrator accounts, compromise their systems, and gain access to valuable IT …

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CyberSheath Report: APT Privileged Account Exploitation – for Business Leaders

Companies of all sizes today face an unprecedented number of cyber attacks on their networks from organized, patient, and well-funded groups targeting specific information. Advanced, targeted attacks follow a common, multi-stage approach to breaching defenses, gathering and exfiltrating critical data. …

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Isolation, Control and Monitoring in Next Generation Jump Servers

Jump servers have emerged in recent years as a security best practice to create a separation between networks with different security requirements. Creating separation is strongly recommended to minimize the risk of a potential attacker accessing critical systems, but does …

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Enforcing the Australian Defence Signals Directorate (DSD)

In early 2013, the DSD updated its list of 35 mitigation strategies designed to help organisations reduce the risk of unauthorised access and minimise the exposure of sensitive information in case of a breach. Of the 35 mitigation strategies DSD …

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Protecting the Grid Addressing – NERC CIP Version 5 Requirements for Securing Privileged Accounts

Version 5 of the NERC CIP standard expands the scope to include new elements and requirements around the use of privileged accounts to protect the electric utilities generation sites and the electric grid.  With CyberArk, electric utilities can put the …

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CyberArk for NERC Secured Remote Access

CyberArk’s Privileged Account Security Solution is a comprehensive solution for password management, continuous activity monitoring and compliance of privileged access to the OT/ICS environment. Using a common infrastructure, organizations can isolate, control and monitor all privileged sessions whether on servers, …

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CyberArk’s Solutions for Virtualization Security

CyberArk is pioneering the Virtualization Security market with innovative solutions for managing and securing privileged access to the Hypervisor, isolating, controlling and recording privileged sessions on these machines. As the virtual environment grows at a fast pace, organizations are starting …

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Secure Your Cloud and Outsourced Business with Privileged Account Security

Privilege is everywhere. Outsourcing, from traditional managed and hosted services to the cloud, extends the complex relationships of privileged accounts, users, data, systems and services, which are so critical to assessing and reducing corporate risk, well beyond enterprise boundaries. Understanding …

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Nucleus Research: CyberArk for Privileged Account Management

Managing privileged accounts requires balancing accessibility and control while ensuring audit capabilities. CyberArk enables organizations to increase administrator productivity while reducing risk. Deployed properly, CyberArk’s Privileged Identity Management Suite can deliver payback in fewer than six months, and be extended …

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Take Control of your Business with Privilege Centric Risk Assessment

The concept of privilege, as it impacts enterprise operations, is critical to assessing, prioritizing and mitigating business risk across the organization. It is broader than the proliferation and loss of control over privileged user accounts. Privileged Account Management, an issue …

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Protecting Financial Information: Sarbanes-Oxley

Undoubtedly, The Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002, also known as Sarbanes- Oxley Act (SOA), is having a major impact on corporate culture and various operational aspects of companies subject to SOA. SOA legislates a far …

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Websense Data Security Suite and CyberArk Inter-Business Vault®

The joint solution provides the following benefits for managing sensitive data throughout its lifecycle: Sensitive Data Discovery Highly Secure Sensitive Data Repository Data Leak Prevention for Data in Motion and Data in Use Conduct secure communications with business partners, customers …

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Nucleus Research: CyberArk for Privileged Account Management – French

La gestion des comptes privilégiés exige un équilibre entre l’accessibilité et le contrôle de ceux-ci tout en assurant les fonctions d’audit. CyberArk permet aux aux organisations d’augmenter la productivité des administrateurs tout en réduisant les risques. Déployé correctement, la suite CyberArk …