(SSH) Keys to Unix Security

(SSH) Keys to Unix Security

Root accounts are the keys to powerful IT systems, the backbone of your entire infrastructure. They use privileged credentials to control shell access, file transfers, or batch jobs that communicate with other computers or apps, often accessed remotely, with local configuration. They can be the trickiest of all types of ... Read More
Six Key Differences Between Password Management Tools and PAM

Six Key Differences Between Password Management Tools and PAM

In the past, Privilege Access Management (PAM) was accessible only to large enterprises with skilled IT teams. Feature-heavy PAM tools became more and more complex and expensive to manage. Meanwhile, security-conscious small and medium businesses were relegated to using password tools designed primarily for consumers. While consumer password tools provide ... Read More
Privileged Account Management and Identity Access Management: Same Family, Different Strengths

Privileged Account Management and Identity Access Management: Same Family, Different Strengths

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From a cyber criminal’s point of view, obtaining privileged account information has the highest ROI of any attack strategy. A malicious actor with privileged account passwords in hand could infiltrate key databases and access highly sensitive data. To obtain this information, attackers use increasingly sophisticated tools and social engineering techniques ... Read More