The Breach Prevention Playbook

It seems like every day we hear of a new, high-profile breach. No longer are we shocked when some major brand is exposed as having lost data to outside bad actors or internal enemies. The question has switched from ‘will I be breached?’ to ’when will I be breached?’ This eBook provides tactics and easily implemented technologies that can bolster your chances of not only surviving the inevitable breach but enabling your organization to emerge with minimal damage.

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Strategies for successfully managing privileged accounts

One of the most important aspects of an identity and access management (IAM) program is the securing, management and governance of the accounts belonging to superusers — privileged accounts

Like the accounts used by regular users, these superuser accounts require access management – ensuring that admins have the access they need to do their job — and governance – ensuring that there is oversight and control over that access, often for the purpose of compliance. Unfortunately, privileged accounts have some unique idiosyncrasies that make both access management and governance difficult or impossible with traditional PAM methods.

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Key Findings: Privileged Access and the Impact of Pass the Hash Attacks

The goal of this survey was to capture hard data on current experiences, trends and approaches to Identity Governance and Administration (IGA), Privileged Access Management (PAM) and account management and Identity SaaS.

A total of 1,005 qualified individuals completed the survey. All participants had direct responsibility for IT security and were very knowledgeable about the IAM and privileged access approach at their company. A wide range of industries, countries, and company sizes were represented.

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Controlling and Managing Privileged Access

This white paper explores the risks associated with privileged access, and explains how solutions from One Identity mitigate those risks with granular access control and accountability.

This paper is intended for CIOs, IT directors and managers, security and compliance officers, and administrators, especially those who have not established firm control over all of their organizations’ privileged user access.

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Understanding Privileged Identity Theft

This white paper will explain why privileged identities pose such a risk to enterprises, how they are compromised by attackers, how current methods fail to stop these threats, and how your organization can protect itself.

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Proper AD Management and Privileged Access Management Eliminate Risk

Events and breaches over the last few years have exposed, in a high-profile way, particular vulnerabilities of our modern IT environments. It’s obvious now that perimeter security alone is no longer sufficient to protect our highly dynamic, connected and mobile enterprises. Additional drivers, such as insider threats, emphasize the need to protect identities. And a key component of identity management for most organizations is Active Directory (AD). As 95 percent of enterprises rely on AD as their primary authentication mechanism, AD is a popular target for the bad guys

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Hybrid IAM Offers Flexibility and Enhanced Security

One of the fastest growing segments of the Identity and Access Management (IAM) market is the cloud segment. Increasingly, companies are choosing to move at least part of their security infrastructure to cloud-based solutions. Even if you still run critical IAM service on-prem, there’s a great chance you manage and integrate with cloud applications

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The 12 Essential Tasks of Active Directory Domain Services

Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) administration and management includes 12 major tasks. These tasks cover a wide breadth of business needs and are not all performed solely by AD DS administrators. In fact, administrators can and should delegate several tasks to other members of their technical community, technicians, help desk personnel, even users such as team managers and administrative assistants. While delegation is a way to reduce the amount of work administrators have to do when managing AD DS infrastructures, it really only addresses one or two of the 12 tasks, for example, user and group administration as well as end point device administration. The other ten tasks can be staggering in nature — security, networked service administration, OU-Specific Management, Group Policy Object management and many more — and because of this can take up inordinate amounts of time,

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Protecting the data of refugees and those who help them

To protect refugees, employees and supply transports—plus minimise costs—the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) wanted to standardise the management of Active Directory. After evaluating solution options, DRC deployed One Identity Active Roles. As a result, DRC established user templates and automated workflows for governing access for 7,000 global employees. Today, DRC can provision new users in an hour. IT staff have greater control over who can access which applications and data. And the organisation has increased staff efficiency, boosted savings and simplified regulatory compliance.

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The top five ways to relieve the pain of managing hybrid AD environments

Active Directory is everywhere and Azure Active Directory (AAD), its cloud-based cousin, is quickly gaining ground. Currently, nearly ninety percent of organizations worldwide are using Active Directory (AD) for on-premises resources (aka on-prem). That represents 500 million organizations and somewhere around 10 billion daily authentications. In fact, in the world of identity and access management (IAM), AD has become unavoidable and absolutely necessary for on-prem user authentication and authorization. You have to go through AD. It’s just how it’s done. Now, mix in the cloud – and Azure AD– and your management complexity just skyrocketed – and you could be in for a world of pain, if your on-prem or cloud identity environments are not managed and synced properly.

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The Top 4 Myths of Policy Compliance & How to Avoid Non-Compliance

You CAN achieve continuous compliance. We’ll show you how.

Compliance is already a huge challenge for hybrid enterprises. But what makes it even harder? There are four common myths that can lead you down the wrong path, wasting your valuable resources and limited time and budget.

Don’t fall for the common myths that lure you into non-compliance! The TRUTH is that:

  • Real-time visibility really is possible.
  • Compliance is about more than just rules and access control.
  • Compliance is relevant even when you aren’t prepping for an audit.
  • It is not always better to block than permit access.

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Firewall CleanUp Recommendations

Firewalls are core to defending your network. But complex modern networks—and the simple passing of time—tend to make your firewalls weaker.

Firewall rule bases accumulate outdated, redundant and shadowed rules. So, if it’s time to clean up your firewalls, FireMon can help. Check out our white paper, “Firewall Cleanup Recommendations.”

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