Posts by Yanlin Wang
Yanlin Wang is Vice President of Engineering at Centrify. Yanlin brings over twenty years of industry experience in enterprise software, information security, cloud infrastructure and distributed systems. Yanlin is responsible for driving machine learning and big data analytics technologies and the product development of Centrify Analytics Service.
By Yanlin Wang, May 28, 2018
According to Gartner, companies will spend up to $96 billion worldwide on security this year, but research by Centrify and Dow Jones suggests that up to 79% of companies have experienced a significant breach. Forrester estimates that 80% of security breaches involve privileged credentials. It’s understandable: After an intruder gains access to the employees’ devices, they try to snoop the network and install keylogger to get higher privilege credentials (such as root or administrator). Privileged credentials provide greater scope for stealing data en masse than individual accounts do. Traditional Privileged Access Management (PAM) products have been trying to resolve the…