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By Graham Williamson

CyberArk Portfolio Overview

CyberArk is a pioneer in Privileged Account Security, and is widely recognized as the leader in this sector. Building upon a strong base product, CyberArk has enhanced its offering to include the capabilities that organizations need to secure and manage privileged accounts and their credentials associated with users, applications, and other system assets across an enterprise‘s entire technology environment including on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments, as well as securing CI/CD tools and DevOps environments.
By Graham Williamson
gw@kuppingercole.com

1 Introduction

An ongoing task for most organizations is managing access to systems and applications at an elevated permissions level. System administrators typicall ...

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2 Product Description

Protecting privileged accounts is one of the most important functions in IT security departments today. Most cyberattacks involve exploiting privileg ...

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2.1 Privileged Account Security Solution

Privileged Account Management (PAM) solutions typically:

  • Encrypt and securely store passwords
  • Segregate users based on the assets to which they ...
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2.1.1 Enterprise Password Vault

CyberArk’s traditional approach to managing privileged accounts is based on a password vault that intercepts login requests and logs the user into t ...

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2.1.2 SSH Key Manager

CyberArk SSH Key Manager controls access to, manages, and securely stores SSH keys in a manner similar to the way it handles passwords. SSH keys are u ...

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2.1.3 Privileged Session Manager

Managing sessions that are using elevated privileges is a core requirement for a PAM product. With the CyberArk solution, it is possible to monitor se ...

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2.1.4 Application Identity Manager

The CyberArk Application Identity Manager is a core component that secures, manages and controls privileged account credentials used by applications a ...

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2.1.5 Privileged Threat Analytics

Monitoring network activity and notifying of attack indicators is an important layer of cybersecurity protection. CyberArk’s Privileged Threat Analy ...

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2.1.6 On-Demand Privileges Manager

CyberArk On-Demand Privileges Manager allows enterprise security administrators to set granular access control policies governing which users can run ...

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2.1.7 Endpoint Privilege Manager

CyberArk Endpoint Privilege Manager is CyberArk’s solution for endpoint device vulnerabilities associated with the exploitation of privileged creden ...

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3 Strengths and Challenges

The CyberArk Privileged Account Security Solution is built on the CyberArk Shared Technology Platform. This facilitates deployment of the CyberArk mod ...

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