ThycoticCentrify strengthens just-in-time escalation of privilege for vulnerable workstations

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SANTA CLARA, California and WASHINGTON, June 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – ThycoticCentrify, a leading provider of cloud identity security solutions formed by the merger of privileged access management (PAM) leaders Thycotic and Centrify, today announced the addition of new security capabilities from privilege management at Thycotic Privilege Manager. The latest release enhancements strengthen customers’ ability to protect user desktops, often an attractive target for malware and ransomware, and streamline security and compliance reporting across different operating systems.

The acceleration of digital transformation has impacted organizations of all sizes and across industry sectors as attackers continue to exploit the broader threat landscape and the evolving attack surface. Often, attackers seek to gain initial access to critical infrastructure by simply logging in and increasing their privileges to roam sideways over distributed and decentralized networks. Once privileged accounts are compromised, hackers can exfiltrate sensitive data without ever being noticed.

Thycotics Privilege manager The solution enables organizations to ensure that workstations adhere to a least privilege policy by removing local administrator rights that allow cybercriminals to enter an IT environment. Privilege Manager mitigates critical vulnerabilities, without disrupting business users or IT support teams, by elevating privileges to provide just-in-time and just-enough access and uses allow lists, deny lists and sandboxing for a granular control of applications. Privilege Manager supports large companies that use different types of reporting tools and workstations with different operating systems.

To support businesses as they evolve, the latest version of Privilege Manager includes new and extended integrations, security updates, and UX / UI enhancements.

  • Improved SAML 2.0 support enables federated authentication from Okta and other SAML vendors, improving adoption and ease of use.
  • Console logging on SIEM systems such as Splunk allows security teams who manage reports and alerts to see administrative actions in a single window.
  • Security teams can also generate CSV reports to review, share, and upload to any reporting system they use.
  • Reports confirm that the workstations have the latest version of all policies installed.
  • Approval and justification workflows are streamlined for Mac and UNIX / Linux systems.

“Creating reports to demonstrate security best practices and regulatory compliance is a challenge for many companies because they have so many siled systems and processes,” said ThycoticCentrify’s vice president of product management, Jai Dargan. “With these enhancements to Privilege Manager, security and compliance teams can save time generating reports, share them more easily, and have the confidence that they include all the necessary information requested by executives and auditors. ”

More information about Privilege Manager, including a 30-day free trial, is available at https://thycotic.com/products/privilege-manager/

About ThycoticCentrify
ThycoticCentrify is a leading provider of cloud identity security, enabling digital transformation at scale. ThycoticCentrify’s industry-leading privileged access management (PAM) solutions reduce risk, complexity and costs while securing organizations’ data, devices and code in cloud, on-premises and hybrid environments . ThycoticCentrify is trusted by more than 14,000 leading organizations around the world, including more than half of the Fortune 100, and its clients include the world’s largest financial institutions, intelligence agencies and critical infrastructure companies.

© Thycotic Software, LLC and Centrify Corporation 2021. ®Centrify and ®Thycotic are registered trademarks of Centrify Corporation and Thycotic Software, LLC respectively.

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