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By Paul Fisher

AI, Machine learning and Privileged Access Management

Choosing a PAM solution has become a complex, and potentially time consuming, decision for modern organizations but one they must get right. If trends such as customer identities or privileged accounts used by DevOps are to be managed securely, then the final purchasing decision rests on carefully selecting solutions with the right feature sets. New technologies such as machine learning and AI are now being added to PAM solutions.
By Paul Fisher
pf@kuppingercole.com

Comissioned by Arcon

1 Introduction

Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions are critical cybersecurity controls that address the security risks associated with the use of privileged ...

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2 Highlights

  • Why the increased numbers of privilege accounts across the organization puts extra pressure on existing PAM solutions
  • The complexity of modern or ...
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3 Challenges and drivers influencing PAM buying decisions today

PAM solutions will have an increasingly central role to play in ensuring that only the right people, applications and machines have access to data as ...

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3.1 Business Technology

The changes in business technology have had significant impact on PAM and will continue to do so. The challenge to keep up with technology changes is ...

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3.2 Business Processes

Technology changes are related to changes in business processes and usually the demand will precede the solution or application. Other times, a new te ...

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3.3 Security Integrations

Privilege Access Management contributes to the security posture of the organization and therefor it is important that it doesn’t exist in a siloed e ...

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3.4 Security Processes

As mentioned in 3.3, analytics and event management are essential for any organization as cybercrime and hacks are commonplace, few organizations will ...

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4 The basics of AI and machine learning

Before we look at how AI and machine learning can assist in PAM solutions, it’s a good idea to understand the difference between the two, and other ...

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5 How AI and machine learning can assist PAM

AI and machine learning are already being used in other areas of enterprise IT in order to provide greater insight into patterns and workflows within ...

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6 ARCON Knight Analytics applies artificial intelligence to PAM

ARCON was founded in the UK with an R&D center in Mumbai, India back in 2006. Now headquartered in Mumbai, ARCON specialises in Privilege Management ...

Continuous facial recognition

Biometric authentication is supported with continuous facial recognition. The agent scans for a face at repeated inte ...

The risk scores that are generated from the deep neural networks are displayed in the Knight Analytics tab. The risk score can be visualized in over 6 ...

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7 Recommendations

Having decided that a PAM solution is needed for the organization there are several important steps to take in preparation to ensure the right solutio ...

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KuppingerCole, founded back in 2004, is a global, independent analyst organization headquartered in Europe. We specialize in providing vendor-neutral advice, expertise, thought leadership, and practical relevance in Cybersecurity, Digital Identity & IAM (Identity and Access Management), Cloud Risk and Security, and Artificial Intelligence, as well as for all technologies fostering Digital Transformation. We support companies, corporate users, integrators and software manufacturers in meeting both tactical and strategic challenges and make better decisions for the success of their business. Maintaining a balance between immediate implementation and long-term viability is at the heart of our philosophy.

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