Chris Smith, Author at Security Boulevard

Adoption Skyrockets with Invisible Privileged Access Management

Traditional PAM solutions require users to interrupt their workflow to access privileged credentials. They must switch screens and switch contexts, slowing their productivity. Frustrated, busy users are more likely to skirt security policies when PAM is difficult to use. Privileged access management must be embedded in daily workflow To realize ... Read More
Thycotic Recognized for Industry Leading Customer Service in 2021 SC Awards

Thycotic Recognized for Industry Leading Customer Service in 2021 SC Awards

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We are pleased to announce that Thycotic has been selected as a finalist in the “Best Customer Service” category of the 2021 SC Awards. For the last 24 years, the prestigious SC Awards have recognized the people, organizations and products that are forging the cybersecurity industry’s future and advancing the cause of ... Read More

Thycotic President and CEO, James Legg, Named Executive of the Year 

Thycotic’s own James Legg has been named Executive of the Year in the Global Excellence Award’s Security Software category for his leadership in the cybersecurity space. As President and CEO, Legg has spearheaded a culture of talent at Thycotic, cultivating the organization’s overall success and revenue growth rate averaging 3x ... Read More
Enterprise trends that will define PAM success in 2021

Enterprise trends that will define PAM success in 2021

The landscape of privileged accounts is becoming increasingly complex as organizations add new applications and change working styles in an ongoing COVID-19 world. Meanwhile, cyber criminals are only getting smarter. If you wait too long to plug your security gaps there’s a good chance they’ll find a way to exploit ... Read More

Thycotic Named a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Privileged Access Management for Large Enterprise, Finance, and North America

The Thycotic team is excited to announce that we have been recognized as a Customers’ Choice in the January 2021 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Privileged Access Management Markets Large Enterprise, Finance, and North America. Our team at Thycotic takes great pride in this distinction, as customer feedback ... Read More
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How Recent Analyst Research can Help You Find the Right PAM Vendor

According to recent technology buying decision research sponsored by Thycotic, a significant number of executives, IT security and operations teams look primarily to the advice of independent analysts when evaluating a PAM or PIM solution that would work best for their organizations. That means independent analysis becomes very important in identifying ... Read More
Privileged Access Management Expertise Boosts Your Cyber Security Career

Privileged Access Management Expertise Boosts Your Cyber Security Career

Shortage of cyber talent is a top concern for 63% of senior executives, according to a recent Gartner survey. The number of unfilled cyber security positions is over four million, up from 2.9 million last year, says the latest (ISC)2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study. This includes 561,000 in North America, 291,000 ... Read More
Insider Threat Statistics

How can you prevent insider threats when none of your insiders are actually “inside”?

Security teams can be so focused on blocking cyber attacks from outside that they turn a blind eye to potential threats within their own organizations. In fact, 34% of all breaches are caused by insider threats. Insider threats are uniquely difficult to defend against because insiders inherently require an elevated ... Read More
Kuppingercole Leadership Compass: Advanced PAM Elements

Thycotic named leader in new KuppingerCole Leadership Compass

Why innovation has become so important to Privileged Access Management As noted in the 2020 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass, Privileged Access Management (PAM) is one of the fastest growing areas of cyber security today. Forty PAM vendors now compete for annual revenues that will total $2.2 billion this year and will ... Read More
Privileged Access Management: The Great Cloud Migration

Privileged Access Management: The Great Cloud Migration

Migrating your PAM instance to the cloud can look from the outset like a pretty daunting task. How, exactly, do you go about transporting what may be years of data and highly sensitive information to a new home? It’s often said that migrating to the cloud is like moving houses, ... Read More