White Paper

Best Practices for Privileged Identity Management in the Modern Enterprise

Data breaches continue to be top of mind for organizations large and small. Two key dynamics are making that challenge much harder: the cloud and the growing sophistication of attackers. The modern enterprise is now a hybrid organization with infrastructure spread across on-premises data centers and in the cloud, with IT functions split between internal and third-party administrators. This white paper examines these trends and formulates best practices for managing risks in these areas:

  • Identity Consolidation — managing identities, roles, privileges across heterogeneous resources
  • Privileged Session Management  — the service that manages the privilege session and the video recorder keeping watch over it
  • SuperUser Privilege Management — the privilege elevation tools that enable granular administrative tasks for authorized users
  • Shared Account Password Management — for legacy and emergency "break glass" scenarios where you can't elevate privilege and have to permit direct login as (e.g.) root
  • Secure VPN-Less Remote Access — cloud-based remote access to resources on-premises and in cloud IaaS without a VPN