Virtually every organization and industry today is at risk of being targeted by a ransomware attack, and those attacks are more devastating than ever. 2021 has already proven this new reality with major events affecting Colonial Pipeline, DC Police, Kia Motors, Acer and Kaseya - just to name a few.
You can't decrease the motivation of ransomware attackers. But you can curb their success by bolstering your own enterprise's approach to access, credentials and privileges. Morey Haber and James Maude of BeyondTrust share insights on ransomware defense.
Cyber criminals are opportunistic and merciless, targeting security vulnerabilities such as weak passwords or unnecessary administrator rights. The National Cyber Security Centre recently found that 23.2 million victim accounts worldwide used 123456 as the password, and many companies still provide full admin rights...
A compromised identity and its associated shared accounts are the single most
effective attack vector for a threat actor to compromise an entire multicloud
Download this whitepaper to learn how to protect your entire cloud environment, including:
Restricting the privileges any user, application,...
Does your team have the appropriate secure tools in place to handle the most pressing issues related to a large volume of third-party vendors, internal privileged users and remote workers connecting remotely into your network?
Download this whitepaper to get actionable tips to:
Manage vendor access
Avoid "All or...
The SolarWinds supply chain attack is another example of the damage that lateral movement by system intruders can cause - but detecting lateral movement is challenging because of the size of today’s systems and the difficulty of filtering bad behavior from benign behavior in remote work environments.
How do you...
80% of of organizations
discovered a privileged
access policy violation
within the last year.
In a recent Hitachi ID-sponsored poll from Enterprise
Management Associates, business leaders shared their
privileged access management (PAM) challenges, realities,
and goals — providing a clearer picture of what...
The Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report compiles every Microsoft security bulletin from the past 12 months, analyzes the trends, and includes viewpoints from security experts. This provides a consolidated view and analysis of Microsoft patch Tuesdays, providing a crucial barometer of the threat landscape for the...
At its core, Zero Trust aspires to eliminate persistent trust, and enforce continuous authentication, least privilege, and microsegmentation. This approach reduces the attack surface and minimizes the threat windows during which attackers can inflict damage, helping to protect against simple malware attacks to...
This EMA Evaluation Guide is intended to provide actionable guidance on the key elements to consider when selecting a PAM solution and how to ensure the investment achieves organizational requirements for security and usability.
Download this guide now to better understand how modern PAM solutions offer among the...
Controlling, monitoring, and auditing privileges and privileged access—for employees, vendors,
systems, applications, IoT, and everything else that touches your IT environments is essential for
protecting against both external and internal threat vectors, and for meeting a growing list of
As budgets continue to be in flux, and IT and security teams in higher education institutions must reduce risk using fewer
resources, automation—a key business enabler—is becoming paramount.
The main benefits IT leaders are hoping to achieve by completely automating their IAM
practices are reduced security...
The 5 Critical Steps to Endpoint Security enable a
comprehensive, preventative approach to protecting all
of the endpoints in your organization, whether officebased
or remote. Enabling least privilege and allowing
pragmatic application control are often overlooked but are
crucial to achieving complete endpoint...
The healthcare industry is subject to strict privacy-protection
obligations. Weak controls over access to data can lead to
unauthorized sharing of patient data at best and to disruption to
healthcare delivery at worst. At a larger scale, the hospitals and
other healthcare delivery institutions can be shut down by...