Privileged Access Management: It’s for Applications too

Video created by kristen.palazzolo Employee on Jul 22, 2016

    As businesses look to provide effective defenses from malicious attackers and rogue insiders, and to comply with newer audit and compliance mandates, Privileged Access Management has become an important counter-measure that is being adopted. One common approach is to provide a credential vault, which securely stores privileged passwords and SSH keys, and provides a secure way of supplying those credentials to authorized users.

     

    Yet hiding beneath surface are applications and scripts that also use privileged credentials. Many of those applications and scripts use "hard-coded" credentials, which represent an unseen vulnerability that is waiting to be exploited.