4 Must Read Blogs on Privileged Account ManagementAnirban Banerjee
Properly implemented Privileged Account Management (PAM) is crucial to the security of an enterprise. The protection of systems through the correct implementation of privileged account management is something that virtually all major companies now deal with.
Most people in developed nations should be concerned about sensitive data that can potentially be mined through slack security. Literally anyone who uses a bank, has a healthcare provider, uses a mobile phone or has insurance should be able to trust their service provider to be doing its utmost to protect their precious details. And let’s not get started on the Internet of Things.
With the almost total connectivity of our lives, personal data – information of consequence – is not a precious commodity. Information is now a valuable asset that criminals are trying harder and harder to get hold of.
Privileged Account Management is therefore fundamental across any system. With that in mind, here’s a list of 4 must read blogs that educate and enlighten on this most important of topics.
Core Security, formerly known as Courion, is at the forefront of cyber security. The company focuses on the role of analytics to fully protect against insecurities in the systems they manage, and reduce risk of potential data leakage. For over 20 years they’ve been trusted by a long list of satisfied customers, across the United States and Latin America.
Offering solutions across governance, financial service, healthcare and retail, Core Security brings a whole heap of know-how to access management. If they don’t know it, it probably isn’t worth knowing.
The blog is always informative, addressing emerging concerns in the cyber security market. Invariably informative and detailed, Core Security have a knack of presenting a convoluted topics – for example, penetration testing vs vulnerability scanning – in simple enough ways for comprehend. All without diluting the importance of the topic at hands. An impressive feat.
OnionID is a vibrant collective of security experts and entrepreneurs who have come together to offer guidance and services to clients who need to crank up the security of their systems management.
The team is built from people from every corner of the map, making the company both diverse in experience and in thought. This a-typical group brings different perspectives to bear on the ongoing problem of cyber security, approaching each obstacle from novel, alternative ways. The company’s workforce is formed of individuals with years of industry experience.
The success of their approach has proved a success as they blossom in the vanguard of the IT world; California’s Silicon Valley. It’s a testament to quality of services provided by OnionID that despite its relative youth as a fully operational enterprise, its client list is lengthy.
The company’s blog is an eclectic mix of industry-specific issues, and in keeping with company style, is presented in a vibrant, friendly style. Adding some much needed alternative perspectives to well-stocked industry, OnionID is a blog that must be read.
Wallix specializes in privileged access management solutions, so it’s an absolute must read blog for those wanting to know more about privileged access management. Their aim is not just to provide a firewall for client’s security, but to build a castle.
Since its inception in 2003, the company has offered its services across industries, working in a variety of demanding environments that have showcased the company’s dynamism and creative thinking to get the best in system security for its client.
Wallix brings all of its experience to the fore in its blog, sharing effective strategies for the tightening up of access management, as well as ways to resolve common problems in the area. Its experience of working with major corporations including PSA Peaugot-Citreon, Michelin and McDonald’s.
Clearly, this company’s ability to provide the best service to the biggest names proves their expertise in regards to cybersecurity. If this isn’t on your blog-reading list then bookmark it now, or live with the knowledge that your system may not be as safe as it could be.
Bomgar is a Secure Access solutions firm with business stretched across three continents. Over 10,000 companies trust Bomgar’s intimate knowledge of cyber security and privileged access management systems to ensure the smooth running of their system’s security. That the company’s growth has happened in less than 15 years is a testament to the quality of service it delivers.
Bomgar’s values are to “connect people and technology securely” and this human-centered message its blog, which is written in a clear, pragmatic that is intended to be understood by cyber security amateurs. Its pared-down portrayal of complex security problems doesn’t dampen the obvious enthusiasm that is shown throughout the blog.
With well informed, expert writers, Bomgar’s entry into this list should be read and read again. In always dealing with contemporary issues in systems security, the company shows itself to be at the fore of the industry.
Final Thoughts: Security and PAM
Those wanting to know more about cyber security should have their hands busy for a while.
The intention of the blogs listed is to explain the vital importance of privileged access within the overall safety of computerized systems. Due to the sensitive nature of information able to be seen – data, records, customer details – it is vital that this is respected for the important role it holds in protecting information from prying eyes.
Also published on Medium.