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  • Intel, Please Stop Assisting Me

    Intel, Please Stop Assisting Me

    This post focuses on two vulnerabilities the CyberArk Labs team uncovered in the Intel Support Assistant that affected the millions of Windows machines that run this software. The first...

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  • A Zero Trust Approach to Protecting Cloud Identities Begins with Least Privilege

    A Zero Trust Approach to Protecting Cloud Identities Begins with Least Privilege

    The world is changing quickly. Digital transformation initiatives and new services from cloud providers are creating an explosion of identity-based permissions. Through the eyes of an attacker,...

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  • Gartner Names CyberArk a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for PAM

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  • Attacking Kubernetes Clusters Through Your Network Plumbing: Part 1

    Attacking Kubernetes Clusters Through Your Network Plumbing: Part 1

    Have you ever wondered how the water supply gets into your home and to the taps? Honestly it may not be something you ever thought about. When receiving a system that works “out of the...

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  • Four Reasons to Strengthen Identity Security with SSO

    Four Reasons to Strengthen Identity Security with SSO

    While it’s widely accepted that the “perimeter is dead,” current realities are forcing many organizations to evolve their security approaches faster than planned. Traditional firewall and...

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  • Cybersecurity Horror Stories That Make Us Scream with Fright

    Cybersecurity Horror Stories That Make Us Scream with Fright

    Editor’s Note: The digital world can be a scary place. Whether lurking in the shadows of the dark web or hiding in plain sight, cyber spooks are out to trick and terrify you, with no...

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  • Best Practices for Protecting Your Organization’s Dynamic Cloud Infrastructure

    Best Practices for Protecting Your Organization’s Dynamic Cloud Infrastructure

    Editor’s Note: This is part two of a blog series on securing privileged access and identities in the cloud. Read part one on securing the root-level account and cloud management console here. A...

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  • Ramp Up Container Security With Red Hat OpenShift and CyberArk

    Ramp Up Container Security With Red Hat OpenShift and CyberArk

    Microservices and containerized approaches are becoming increasingly critical elements of digital transformation strategies. Container platforms offer developers and operations teams a simplified...

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  • Five Attack Scenarios That Could Alter the U.S. Election

    Five Attack Scenarios That Could Alter the U.S. Election

    On October 21, the FBI held a press conference alerting U.S. citizens about new details concerning nation-state interference with the upcoming U.S. elections. According to news reports attackers...

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  • 5 Best Practices for Securing Privileged Access and Identities for the Cloud Management Console

    5 Best Practices for Securing Privileged Access and Identities for the Cloud Management Console

    Over the next few weeks, we’ll explore best practices for securing privileged accounts and identities in common cloud scenarios. This series can help guide effective risk reduction strategies for...

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  • LoRaWAN & MQTT: What to Know When Securing Your IoT Network

    LoRaWAN & MQTT: What to Know When Securing Your IoT Network

    The LoRaWAN protocol wirelessly connects battery-powered devices to the internet. Because of its ability to communicate long-range with little battery consumption, it is likely to be the network...

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  • Don’t Stop Risk Distancing. Remote Work Is Here to Stay

    Don’t Stop Risk Distancing. Remote Work Is Here to Stay

    A Look Back: The Sprint to Remote Work Created Security Gaps The global shift to remote work happened fast: millions of employees went home last March and adjusted to new ways of working – thanks...

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  • Securely Automate IT Tasks with Ansible and CyberArk

    Securely Automate IT Tasks with Ansible and CyberArk

    Over the past few years, IT teams have embraced automation as a powerful tool to eliminate repetitive tasks, improve efficiency and consistency, and boost productivity and collaboration. The...

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  • Gartner Names CyberArk a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for PAM

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  • Simplified UX for Improved Platform Management: A Win-Win for Expanding Your PAM Program

    Simplified UX for Improved Platform Management: A Win-Win for Expanding Your PAM Program

    Rule No. 1 of Google’s “10 Things” philosophy is simple: Focus on the user and all else will follow. It’s solid advice, whether you’re in the business of online search, eCommerce, healthcare or...

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  • Anti-Virus Vulnerabilities: Who’s Guarding the Watch Tower?

    Anti-Virus Vulnerabilities: Who’s Guarding the Watch Tower?

    This blog entry is a special anti-malware edition showcasing how the most common bugs security products suffer from can allow a standard user to escalate into a privileged user. What we found...

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  • October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Do Your Part. Meet Pam and #BeCyberSmart

    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Do Your Part. Meet Pam and #BeCyberSmart

    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (#NCSAM). Now in its 17th year, the month-long event promotes cybersecurity best practices and resources to help citizens stay safe and secure...

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  • Enable New Ways of Work: Simplified Remote User Privileged Access with SaaS

    Enable New Ways of Work: Simplified Remote User Privileged Access with SaaS

    Organizations everywhere are undertaking major digital transformation initiatives. Whether moving critical resources to the cloud, or investing in greater automation capabilities, COVID-19 has...

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  • Why Desktop MFA is Essential to Your Endpoint Security

    Why Desktop MFA is Essential to Your Endpoint Security

    An employee’s work laptop can be a treasure trove for any malicious actor who can get access to it. Think about it. Many of the apps you use on your laptop don’t ask you for credentials,...

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  • Simple Rules for Smart IAM Solutions

    Simple Rules for Smart IAM Solutions

    Evaluating IAM solutions can be complex. Understanding how to evaluate security analytics is key to making decisions. In this day and age of Machine Learning (ML), analytics systems can become...

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  • Prehistoric Security Controls: Deconstructing the Jurassic Park Insider Threat Incident

    Prehistoric Security Controls: Deconstructing the Jurassic Park Insider Threat Incident

    Cyber attackers are hitting organizations from every angle — and, increasingly, from inside. According to a 2020 Ponemon Institute study, the frequency of insider threat incidents spiked by 47%...

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  • Your Network Through the Eyes of a Hacker

    Your Network Through the Eyes of a Hacker

    I’m sure your network’s security is top-notch. You must have already taken care of micro-segmentations, strict firewall policies, and have some kind of EDR solution on the different endpoints. And...

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