“It’s our job to simplify the process of evaluating enterprise technology solutions.”
Unmanaged, unmonitored privileged accounts are an easy target for both external attacks and malicious insiders—just take a look at some recent data breaches, and chances are high the malicious party used a compromised privileged account to increase their permissions.
From the disastrous hack of Home Depot to the 2016 shutdown of the Ukrainian power grid, the story plays out again and again. In fact, 80% of security breaches involve privileged credentials, according to Forrester’s Privileged Identity Management Wave Report.
Privilege access may be the most sensitive aspect of IT. Administrative accounts have the ability to make sweeping and fundamental changes to IT systems on which the business may depend. Fail to protect those accounts, and you may as well hand intruders to keys to your business. With administrative access, an intruder can move laterally through your business, causing massive damage, from security threats and compliance violations to incidents that tarnish the reputation of the business itself.
Cue the process of seeking out, evaluating, choosing, purchasing, and implementing a privileged access management (PAM) solution. But choosing the right solution and vendor for you is a complicated process—one that requires in-depth research and often comes down to more than just the solutions and its technical capabilities.
Here at Solutions Review, it’s our job to help simplify that process. To that end, we’ve created a variety of resources and articles to speed the evaluation of enterprise technology solutions. In our Identity Management Buyer’s Guide, first introduced in 2013 and now in its fourth iteration, we offer readers a full IAM market overview. This includes company and product profiles and best use cases for the top 28 vendors, ten questions for prospective IAM buyers, and a full-length glossary of the top IAM terms and acronyms. Likewise, the IAM Vendor Map simplifies the IAM selection process by mapping the IAM market segments and vendors.
Today, the Solutions Review team is happy to introduce another buyer’s resource to simplify the vendor selection process: The 2017 Privileged Access Management Buyer’s Guide.
Aimed at simplifying the time-consuming vendor selection and evaluation process, this resource breaks down how to choose the right PAM solution for your needs, and offers an at-a-glance reference guide for the top 10 PAM players, the solutions they provide, and what makes those solutions unique.
Vendors covered in the 2017 Privileged Access Management Buyer’s Guide include Balabit, BeyondTrust, CA Technologies, Centrify, Core Security, CyberArk, Lieberman Software, ManageEngine, One Identity, and Thycotic.
If you’re in the beginning process of buying your first PAM solution, or if you’re looking for something a little different than what you already have, we hope this is the perfect resource to get you started on the decision-making process.
You can download the 2017 Privileged Access Management Buyer’s Guide in full here, and the IAM Buyer’s Guide here.
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