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Zero Trust just-in-time remote work

Make remote work fast & secure for admins, devs an...

For obvious reasons, a vast majority of your system administrators, DevOps teams and software engineers are forced to adopt remote work habits right now. They are called privileged users for a reason, since they access to business-critical databases and maintain IT infrastructures. But are security controls under threat now that this shift was so sudden? The same applies to non-privileged users as...

identity and access management partners Privileged Access Management

SSH.COM and Digital Information Technologies Form ...

The partnership will help enterprises mitigate the risks of privileged credential abuse and streamline operations as they move to multi-cloud environments.

Zero Trust just-in-time

Cool PAM with great auditing features and easy acc...

2019 has been an exciting year for privileged access management (PAM): we’ve seen the rise of the Zero Trust framework, recommendations from Gartner analysts towards Just-In-Time (JIT) and Zero Standing Privileges (ZSP) models and our very own lean PAM - PrivX, has steadily evolved to accelerate the industry’s transition to JIT access. Since introducing PrivX in 2018, our aim has been to develop a...

cybersecurity cloud security Zero Trust

Where are you now on your zero trust journey?

Every company has different cybersecurity priorities, but top-level trends tend to bubble up to the top among all organizations. The stage these organizations are at in those trends is what varies from company to company. Some organizations are at the cutting edge of their cybersecurity with the need to protect not just massive amounts of money for financial industries, but also personally identif...

cybersecurity cloud security cloudification

In Defense of the “Dumb User” – Are Security Solut...

Despite the best efforts of security providers and users, data breaches continue to proliferate, with 4.1 billion records exposed in data breaches in the first half of 2019 alone. And each time there’s a breach, we go through the same process of trying to figure out who’s to blame. Was it an IT admin, who configured a piece of software incorrectly? Was it a user, who clicked on a link they shouldn...

cloudification PrivX customer

Three tips for managing admin access to your cloud...

As companies’ workloads increasingly move to the cloud, new security concerns arise. Chief among these is making sure your company is prepared to manage access to the sensitive data that resides in the cloud. Traditional privileged access management solutions (PAM) are expensive, and they’re too slow for onboarding and offboarding in multi-cloud environments. Instead, companies need a lean, scalab...

Gartner PAM just-in-time

Gartner: standing privileges in IT are a risk

How many years has the cybersecurity industry talked about “the password problem”? And how many years has the conclusion always been the same: passwords are one of the weakest links in the cybersecurity chain. They are always either too simple, stolen or lost. Or they become too complex to remember. But everybody has to use them. Right? Think again. We can’t claim to be able to eliminate all the p...

cloudification PrivX customer

What software deployment and maintenance looks lik...

When we talk about simplifying access management tools, we tend to focus a lot on the end user. Developers, for example, often bypass the bulky and hard-to-use privileged access management (PAM) solutions their organization has put in place to secure access to servers and other valuable assets, mainly because they’re interested in working faster. But they’re not the only ones with a need for speed...

3rd party access cloudification PrivX customer

Free access solution for freelance developers and ...

Just over two months ago, we launched PrivX Free – a fully-featured access management gateway to multi-cloud and on-prem IT environments with a twist. The twist, of course, is that PrivX is precisely what the name promises: free. The interest in the product has been overwhelming with the number of registered users growing day by day. Below is a bit of a breakdown of who uses PrivX Free, what are t...

PAM Secure Shell governance

Malicious SSH client steals credentials masked as ...

Alert Logic researchers have discovered a malicious Secure Shell (SSH) client that uses Domain Name System (DNS) queries to transport Secure Shell login credentials which are stolen when an unsuspecting user provides them on the compromised client computer when connecting to Secure Shell servers. For more details on this malware, please visit Alert Logic’s page. 

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