Tag: CyberArk

Overcoming DevOps Challenges with CyberArk and Clango

DevOps Confide
A new study by the Ponemon Institute finds that organizations are struggling to manage their multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments. Seventy percent of respondents say they have little to no visibility into the ownership or purpose of many of the virtual machines in the cloud, while 68 percent say they lack a single user interface into the entire cloud...

A Look Inside a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware
Ransomware is one of the most serious cybersecurity threats that organizations face today. According to the quarterly Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques Report from Malwarebytes Labs, the number of detected ransomware attacks on businesses increased 88 percent in the third quarter of 2018. While overall ransomware attacks have trended downward over the past year, security researchers have identified almost 40...

A Better Way to Manage and Maintain Your CyberArk Platform

Managed Service
IT teams face ever-increasing demands to quickly enable users to do their jobs more efficiently and innovate to reduce risk and drive competitive advantages. Nevertheless, a sizable portion of the typical IT budget remains dedicated to the maintenance of existing systems and applications. Consequently, IT leaders often lack the resources they need to meet ever-changing business requirements. As organizations...

How CyberArk’s Conjur Helps Secure DevOps and Cloud-Native Environments

Conjur
According to Forrester Research, at least half of IT organizations are currently using DevOps to increase the speed and efficiency of application development and deployment. Due to the dynamic nature of DevOps, privileged account credentials, encryption keys, and other “secrets” are rapidly proliferating throughout the IT infrastructure. Many of these secrets are stored in code repositories and cloud environments...

Clango Confide Makes Privileged Account Security Seamless for Users

Confide
The number of privileged accounts has grown rapidly in recent years as organizations have adopted DevOps practices. DevOps teams constantly create hosts, machines, and systems, each of which has one or more privileged accounts associated with it. They also use a wide array of continuous integration and delivery tools and process scripts that also contain passwords, encryption keys, and...

The Critical Importance of Managing Business Partner Security Risks

Partner Security
It is well known that the 2013 Target data breach was the result of a compromised third-party vendor. Attackers sent a phishing email to a refrigeration company that did business with Target and had access to some of Target’s computer systems. At least one user fell for the phishing email, causing malware to be installed on the company’s systems....

How Clango and CyberArk Streamline Compliance Audits for Federal Agencies

Federal agencies face the same security threats as private-sector organizations, as well as a heightened risk of attack by state-sponsored cybercriminals. In addition to following security best practices, federal agencies must adhere to laws, directives, and guidance that mandate various cybersecurity controls. Central to many of these regulations is a requirement for robust authentication and authorization of users attempting...

Effective Privileged Account Management Requires Identity Governance

Privileged ID Governance
The typical enterprise has an ever-increasing number of privileged accounts to manage across on-premises and cloud environments. These privileged accounts extend outside the organization to contractors, business partners, and other third parties. Holders of privileged credentials access systems and data from a wide range of devices and diverse locations. Many systems and applications also use privileged credentials to access...

How to Gain Strong Authentication across the Extended Enterprise

Clango
As organizations implement cloud, mobile and Internet of Things platforms, applications and devices are moving outside the physical boundaries of corporate headquarters. Identity has emerged as the new perimeter to these borderless networks, and a preferred attack vector used by cyber criminals to breach systems and exfiltrate sensitive data. The cloud in particular raises concerns about the risk of...

Privileged Account Management Is Critical in the Cloud

Cloud Security
The move to the cloud began in earnest in 2007, as organizations looked for ways to cut capital expenses during the Great Recession. Fast-forward a decade, and the cloud is more popular than ever. According to a recent survey by LogicMonitor, 68 percent of workloads are running in public, private, or hybrid clouds, and that number will increase to...