Archive for: July 2018

Accelerate Privileged Account Management with CyberArk v10

Clango
Privileged Account Management (PAM) is critically important to effective cybersecurity. If privileged account credentials are compromised, an attacker could gain virtually unfettered access to IT resources. However, many organizations remain lax in their PAM practices. Default administrator credentials are left unchanged, users share credentials, and users are granted full admin rights when they don’t really need them. Organizations that...

What Is Privileged Session Management and Why Is It Important?

PSM
The critical first step in privileged account management (PAM) is to identify, consolidate, and lock down privileged credentials so only authorized users have access to them. However, this is only the first step. To be effective, PAM should include privileged session management as well as credential protection. Privileged session management is a security control involving the monitoring and recording...

Managing Mobile Data Access Key to GDPR Compliance

Clango
Recently, one of the strictest data privacy laws ever enacted officially goes into effect. As organizations around the world review how they handle employee and customer information, many are finding that mobile devices present a significant risk for noncompliance. Officially implemented on May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is designed to standardize data security...

How to Get Started with PAM and CyberArk

PAM CyberArk
Organizations are recognizing the critical importance of effective privileged account management (PAM), but many remain in the early stages of implementing a PAM strategy. According to a 2017 Forrester report, just 17 percent of organizations have a mature approach to identity and access management (IAM). Those at lower IAM maturity levels are behind in their implementation of essential PAM...

Mature Identity Management Processes Equate to Reduced Security Risk

Clango
Identity and access management (IAM) is often approached tactically, as a means of giving users access to resources while minimizing IT operational overhead. The threat mitigation and risk management aspects of IAM are not prioritized, leaving gaps in the organization’s security strategy. Cybersecurity spending, which IDC says will reach $81.7 billion this year, remains heavily weighted toward network security...

The Benefits and Potential Pitfalls of IT Self-Service

Clango
Organizations are increasing their use of self-service tools to streamline help desk operations. Most IT self-service tools focus on the automation of manual processes related to password resets and other common identity management tasks. Given that approximately 80 percent of all help desk calls are related to password resets, self-service reduces the strain on the help desk and the...

How to Tap the Valuable Data in CyberArk’s Enterprise Password Vault

Clango Password Vault
A key feature of CyberArk’s Core Privileged Access solution is the Enterprise Password Vault. This vault reduces the risk that privileged account credentials will be compromised by providing a centralized location for managing user entitlements and passwords. It is designed to protect privileged identities throughout the IT environment, including DevOps, DevTest, on-premises, and cloud-based systems. It also provides privileged...

The Link Between EAM, IoT and Digital Transformation

Clango
While data volumes have been increasing rapidly for many years, the Internet of Things (IoT) is accelerating that process. Billions of Internet-connected devices are collecting and generating data that can be used to optimize operations and create new business opportunities. That’s why the IoT is considered a key driver of digital transformation. The problem is that many organizations aren’t...

Director of Cybersecurity

Clango
Apply Now!Send your resume and cover letter to careers@clango.com today! ____________________________________________ Position Title Director of Cybersecurity Job Description The Director of Cybersecurity oversees the operational tasks and strategic direction of the Clango Cybersecurity Team. The Director collaborates with other practice area directors and the executive management team to set strategic goals, assist in technology selection, manage team skills development,...