KuppingerCole Report
Whitepaper
By Paul Fisher

Enhanced Privilege Access Management Solutions

Privileged Access Management (PAM) is one of the most important areas of risk management and security in any organization. Changing business practices, agile software development and digital transformation has meant that PAM solutions need an enhanced set of features to reduce the risk of privileged accounts being hijacked in this more challenging operating environment.
By Paul Fisher
pf@kuppingercole.com

Commissioned by One Identity

1 Introduction

Digital transformation is no longer optional for businesses and organizations if they wish to stay competitive and deliver greater value to customers. ...

Among the key challenges that drive the need for privilege management are:

  • Abuse of shared credentials
  • Abuse of elevated privileges by unauthor ...
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2 Highlights

  • The need to manage the increased numbers of privilege accounts across the organization
  • How next generation PAM solutions must support non-human, ...
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3 The case for enhanced PAM solutions and why basic PAM is not enough

Privileged Access Management (PAM) has gone from being a niche component of enterprise security portfolios to assuming a more central role. More vendo ...

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3.1 The impact of digital transformation

Digital transformation is by far the most critical influence on the changing role of Privileged Access Management in today’s companies and organizat ...

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3.2 The new demands on PAM and the need for enhanced features

The impact of digital transformation has made it even more important that PAM is deployed in organizations. While pushing ahead with change, many orga ...

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4 The essential components of enhanced PAM solutions

PAM solutions should offer a full set of advanced features as an integrated package that combines ease of use with scalability to reduce the risk of s ...

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5 The One Identity approach to managing privileged accounts

One Identity is a US based Identity and Access Management (IAM) provider founded in 2003 and is a business within Quest Software. Its One Identity Saf ...

One Identity Safeguard is a suite of three PAM modules that offers an integrated approach to the management of core PAM tasks: privileged passwords, p ...

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5.1 Safeguard for Privileged Passwords

Safeguard for Privileged Passwords grants role-based access with automated workflows designed to speed up provisioning and authentication. Administrat ...

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5.2 Safeguard for Privileged Sessions

Safeguard for Privileged Sessions is a session monitoring tool that controls, monitors and records the privileged sessions of administrators, remote v ...

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5.3 Safeguard for Privileged Analytics

PAM solutions should offer enhanced analytics so that administrators and IT managers can pinpoint risks in access flows as well as highlight potential ...

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5.4 Safeguard deployment options and third-party support

All Safeguard PAM solutions are optimized for on-prem, hybrid and cloud environments and meet current scalability standards so additional appliances c ...

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5.5 One Identity Privileged Access Suite for Unix

The Privileged Access Suite for Unix combines One Identity’s Active Directory Bridge solution Authentication Services with two options for root dele ...

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5.6 Authentication Services

Many organizations will run mixed environments with Unix identities as well as those in Active Directory. To simplify management of identities across ...

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5.7 Privilege Manager for Sudo

Sudo is a useful computing resource that allows users to run programs with the security privileges of another, but it must be securely managed. One I ...

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5.8 Privilege Manager for Unix

Privilege Manager for Unix provides delegation of the Unix root account based on individual roles and rights. It logs all keystroke activities underta ...

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6 Recommendations

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

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