Secure identities in the cloud
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Secure Identities in the Cloud
Extending intelligent privilege controls to cloud
Securing identities in the cloud brings along a host of unique challenges.
Increased attack surface
Compatibility accommodations for lift and shift migrations plus maintaining the hundreds of services offered by cloud service providers now require a greater variety of roles, entitlements, identities and credentials. This has increased complexity and a need for governance.
Managing risk while maintaining velocity
Elevating the right access, at the right time, with the right entitlements, without delay is required to securely deliver software on time.
Every relationship between components deployed within the cloud is controlled by entitlements mapped to roles. These entitlements and roles vary greatly across cloud providers representing a massive challenge for anyone implementing the principle of least privilege.
These identity blind spots can cause big risks. In fact, the NSA suggests that misconfigurations are the most common and easiest entry point into a cloud for an attacker.
Secure machine identities
Centrally manage secrets in cloud-native vaults without changing the developer’s experience with Gartner’s leader in Secrets Management in the 2023 Gartner Critical Capabilities for PAM report.
Three stages of successful cloud identity security
Tackle cloud security problems one stage at a time to secure your cloud estate.
Meet baseline requirements
By securing access to the cloud, you can immediately reduce cyber risk while maintaining velocity. Enable just in time access with zero standing privileges. Centrally manage your access policies across your multi-cloud estate. Address critical identity misconfigurations.
Standardize audit and reporting
Bring your roles and entitlements into compliance by implementing least privilege. Then, once secure access policies are in place, maintain realistic and sustainable standards to satisfy audit and compliance.
With immediate risk reduction measures in place, the third phase is a proactive approach to security. Incorporate identity security hygiene into the Cloud provisioning process itself with automated workflows.
5 Cloud security best practices
How do you balance organizational risk mitigation while managing a sprawling public cloud, private cloud and on-premises environments?
The perfect security fit for Cloud
Deliver measurable cyber-risk reduction
Quantify identity security risks within the cloud estate and reduce them.
Enable operational efficiency
Ensure your security solution can match the velocity required in Cloud development.
Secure digital transformation
Expedite cloud adoption by removing the barrier of secure access to cloud targets.
Satisfy audit and compliance
Meet compliance requirements for access, credentials and secrets management.
"CyberArk has been the best vendor I have worked with in my 20+ year IT career. CyberArk delivers great products that lead the industry in managing privileged access."
IT Security Manager, Security and Risk Management
"With CyberArk, we are confident that we have implemented technology that will work with us as our business grows and develops."
Jean-Pierre Blanc, Bouygues Telecom
"This isn’t just a compliance check-box exercise, we’re actively designing and aligning policies to cybersecurity best practices to strengthen our overall security posture and align internal teams."
Joel Harris, Manager
"CyberArk gave us the visibility and granular control needed to implement both least privilege and ‘default deny’ application control with minimal disruption to the organization."
Ken Brown, CISO
"With RPA and Cloud migrations, credentials are becoming more and more spread out away from 'normal' controls. CyberArk can spread out to cover all of the scenarios in a standard way."
Information Security Consultant, Enterprise Cybersecurity Solutions Technologies
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