KuppingerCole Report
Whitepaper
By Anmol Singh

Privileged Access Governance

Privileged Access Governance or PAG is fast becoming a crucial discipline of Privileged Access Management (PAM) to help organizations gain required visibility into the state of privileged access necessary to support the decision-making process and comply with regulations. Besides providing support for managing lifecycle events of privileged accounts, PAG includes privileged access certifications and provisions for customizable reporting and dashboarding of privileged access to sensitive data, critical systems and applications across an organization’s IT presence.

1 Introduction

With a rapidly changing IT landscape in the age of digital transformation, the risks of unmanaged privileges can be disastrous to the business. Most o ...

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2 Highlights

  • Primary drivers for Privileged Access Governance
  • The need for having a comprehensive Account Lifecycle Management in place
  • Risks and pitfalls of ...
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3 Primary drivers for Privileged Access Governance

Given the distributed and widespread use of privileged access through multiple privileged channels, most organizations have very limited visibility in ...

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4 Risks and Pitfalls of Extending IGA for Privileged Access Governance

With PAM tools’ focus still revolving around credential vaulting, password rotation, controlled elevation and delegation of privileges, session esta ...

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5 Potential Risks and Challenges of Privileged Access Governance

Privileged Access Governance (PAG) has emerged as a PAM discipline that promises significant value addition for managing privileged access by allowing ...

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6 Thycotic's Approach to Privileged Access Governance

Thycotic has developed one of the market’s first Privileged Access Governance solution. Thycotic’s Account Lifecycle Manager (ALM) enables IT Secu ...

Automated account provisioning and deprovisioning by Thycotic ALM provides strict control over provisioning and decommissioning of accounts based on t ...

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7 Recommendations

Privileged Access Governance for any organization must be driven by its unique set of internal processes, infrastructure, operations, security policie ...

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KuppingerCole Analysts, founded in 2004, is a global analyst company headquartered in Europe focusing on Information Security and Identity and Access Management (IAM). KuppingerCole stands for expertise, thought leadership, outstanding practical relevance, and a vendor-neutral view on the information security market segments, covering all relevant aspects like: Identity and Access Management (IAM), Governance & Auditing Tools, Cloud and Virtualization Security, Information Protection, Mobile as well as Software Security, System and Network Security, Security Monitoring, Analytics & Reporting, Governance, and Organization & Policies.

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