Attackers exploit valid credentials and/or privileged accounts 100% of the time. With those kinds of statistics, it is hard to imagine companies still turn a blind eye. The cost of doing nothing is routinely displayed in the endless stream of reports detailing yet another compromise in companies large and small around the globe. Every industry in every sector of the economy is susceptible to the risk of having their own privileged accounts exploited.
As organizations look to implement a solution to proactively protect and monitor privileged accounts, it is important to evaluate the business need against the options available and determine the optimal solution based on best practices. The process of securing privileged accounts should be on-going with continuous evaluation and adjustments to improve security as the business and threat landscape changes.
This white paper provides an overview of:
- Types of privileged accounts;
- How to control and protect privileged accounts;
- Securing privileged accounts.