Minimizing Exposure to Ransomware Attacks with Centrify Zero Trust Privilege

Ransomware attacks like the ones that wreaked havoc in Baltimore, Maryland, Albany, New York, and Genesee County, Michigan are dominating the headlines in 2019. Holding someone or something for ransom is a simple yet effective strategy that has been used by criminals for many years. Today, cyber criminals are applying these ancient techniques to modern technologies. This raises issues such as what organizations need to know regarding ransomware attacks and what they can do to minimize the risk of being victimized. Ransomware, which encrypts a victim’s data and demands a ransom to unlock it, can have a major impact on…

Centrify named a Visionary in brand new Gartner Access Management Magic Quadrant

Centrify has been identified by Gartner, Inc. as a visionary in the 2017 Magic Quadrant for Access Management. Centrify received the honor for our ability to execute and our completeness of vision, which is evaluated based on a deep understanding of the industry, product innovation, and marketing, sales, and geographic strategy. At a time when cyber breaches are rising in volume and velocity, Centrify represents a massive rethink of security. It is the only complete platform that stops breaches through a trifecta of Identity Services for applications, endpoints and infrastructure — both on premises and in the cloud. Unlike other…

App Gateway, Secure Remote Access and Single Sign-on to Internal Web Apps

Centrify Identity Service enables you to provide single sign-On (SSO) to both SaaS apps and on-premises apps that use a web interface. On-premises apps are unique in that they sit on the corporate network and are available only to users who are on the network physically, or who have VPN’ed into the network. From a user perspective, firing up a VPN session can be painful and time-consuming (or impossible if using a machine that doesn’t have the requisite VPN client). From an IT perspective, this can be painful in that the user’s device must be enabled with a VPN client. One of…