Top 3 PAM Features that Set Centrify Zero Trust Privilege Apart for Cloud Migrations

Ask any sales person what the most common question they get from prospects is, and the answer will typically be the same: “What makes your company different?” Or maybe, “What makes you better than your competitors?” And while the response from sales people should be the same, it’s amazing how different the answers can be. Those who are on their game will have an answer ready with three strengths or differentiators. The others…well, they won’t. While I’m not a career sales person, I am an evangelist in technical marketing and my role also demands that I have a good answer….

52% of Companies Don’t have a Password Vault for Privileged Access – Here’s Your Chance!

Over the first half of 2019, Centrify issued two research reports about the adoption of Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions and the maturity of organizations on the path to Zero Trust Privilege. The first report, “Privileged Access Management in the Modern Threatscape” published in February 2019, surveyed 1,000 IT decision makers in the U.S. and U.K. The main takeaway from that report is that 74% of respondents whose organization had been breached acknowledged it involved access to a privileged account. This was important because it validated Forrester’s long-held estimate that 80% of breaches involve privileged access abuse. The second report,…

Gartner Names PAM a Top Security Project (AGAIN!) in 2019

Last June at the 2018 Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, the analyst firm issued a “Smarter with Gartner” paper outlining the Top 10 security projects for 2018, which included Privileged Account Management. While Gartner clarified that the ten projects were in no particular order, PAM was right there at the top. This was not a surprise to Centrify, as we’ve seen global cybersecurity spending reach $124 billion but privileged credential abuse is still the leading attack vector. Forrester estimates that 80% of breaches involve a privileged identity, and that 66% of companies have been breached five times or more….