Privileged access has emerged as the primary attack vector. The breakneck pace of cloud adoption has exposed gaps in traditional PAM. The old approach of discovering and vaulting privileged accounts merely centralizes risk rather than reducing it.
Saviynt’s PAM solution is delivered via an agentless, zero-touch cloud-architecture so you can quickly deploy privileged access capabilities. Achieve zero-standing privileges with the power of just-in-time (JIT) access and intelligent risk insights.
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View and manage risk across clouds, SaaS, DevOps, infrastructure, and applications to reduce the attack surface
Streamline least privilege enforcement and enable policy-based lifecycle management
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Provision time-bound access to any account with least privilege, or provide temporary role-based access elevation
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The world’s largest organizations trust Saviynt to protect their privileged accounts from cybercriminals and data breaches.
Equifax deployed Saviynt’s cloud-native PAM platform for Google Cloud Platform privileged access to help them achieve FedRAMP approval.
GFS modernized identity manage-ment for over 18,000 users across more than 256 applications in a diverse hybrid computing environment with Saviynt.
Simply put, Saviynt is the industry leader in identity management and privileged access management solutions.
In 2015, Saviynt introduced the world to the first SaaS-based Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) solution.
Since then, we’ve grown to an organization of more than 800 employees helmed by the best cybersecurity experts in the world. We’ve also gained recognition from reputable authorities like Deloitte, Forrester, and KuppingerCole.
And while these industry accolades are gratifying, we’re steadfast in our mission to protect enterprises from the growing onslaught of cybersecurity threats.
Privilege escalation factors into at least 80% of all data breaches. That’s why we work hard to create innovative solutions to help you close this critical security gap.
With Saviynt as your partner, you can reduce your attack surface by reducing the number of privileged accounts, as well as your risk of a data breach. Our intelligent, cloud-first privileged session management tools can protect your organization without compromising efficiency.
We help create an environment where access is fast, safe and trusted.
Privileged access management (PAM) tools are used to help organizations manage and secure accounts that have access to critical data and operations. Privileged identities can be human (employees or third parties) or silicon (e.g. “bots”, applications, or service accounts).
A human privileged user is typically an IT admin with elevated rights (access) to make material changes to infrastructures, systems, or processes. Non-human privileged accounts have the ability to execute applications, run workloads, or perform other automated services. These roles are typically granted with elevated credentials that enable access to sensitive data and resources. This makes it necessary to scrutinize these users’ activity and make sure their access is in accordance with the Principle of Least Privilege (PoLP): users should only be given the necessary access to perform their job.
The PAM solution provides a centralized, secure platform to manage privileged accounts and monitor privileged activity.
A PAM security tool should include the following capabilities:
Discovery of privileged workloads, accounts and entitlements across infrastructure, clouds and applications in real time. This helps make sure privileged access is appropriately managed, reducing the risk of misuse.
Credential management for privileged accounts. The system should include a vault to store and obscure privileged account passwords. A PAM vault should also offer the ability to rotate credentials manually or automatically, as required by the organization.To increase your odds of success, it’s best to start off with a policy of using strong passwords.
Privileged session management, which provides the ability to establish and monitor privileged sessions. Tools should allow administrators to monitor privileged user activity in real time and enable them to remediate risks by blocking risky activity or terminating the session to mitigate a potential threat. Privileged session recording is an important function for compliance purposes and can be used for digital forensics if a breach occurs.
Intelligence and analytics provides dashboards and reporting for administrators to view privileged accounts and entitlements, understand the attack surface, review access logs and privileged user activity. It provides security analysts with insights into usage patterns to preempt or mitigate breaches and gives certifiers insight as to whether users have appropriate access and permissions.
Enabling Just-in-time privileged access is perhaps the most critical capability to pursuing a zero standing privilege (ZSP) approach. ZSP is an PAM access management strategy that allows organizations to reduce the attack surface associated with standing privileges. PAM tools should make it easier for administrators to provide privileged access to users for only enough time to complete the task with the least possible privilege given, thus giving attackers a smaller window to act.
Finally, a privileged access management solution should offer role-based access control (RBAC). By establishing role-based elevation of privileged access, you can eradicate standing privilege and move towards an ephemeral privilege or ZSP model.
Privileged accounts are one of the primary targets of hackers, given their ability to potentially exfiltrate sensitive data or carry out some other nefarious activity like taking down a system. This is why PAM solutions are considered a last line of defense and a vital part of a comprehensive cybersecurity program. By provisioning privileged access only when needed and only for the amount of time needed to complete the privileged activity, you can eliminate standing privileged accounts and reduce your organization’s attack surface.
In today’s hybrid network and cloud architectures, it’s especially vital to have privileged access management. For cloud networks, it makes administration easier with one control plane to monitor activity and manage risk holistically.
PAM platforms also make your organization more accountable by controlling privileged access more holistically, improving compliance, and reducing standing privileged accounts that can be exploited due to human error or malicious intent.
A good PAM solution will help you provision privileged access efficiently so that you can reduce IT friction and allow admins to perform tasks more securely.
Finally, PAM solutions are vital for compliance with regulations like GDPR and HIPAA, cyber insurance mandates or industry frameworks.
While both PAM and IGA deal with access controls, they cover different domains.
PAM is mostly concerned with access management of privileged accounts. Since they’re considered high-risk, PAM typically involves more control and monitoring. For instance, it includes an audit trail and real-time monitoring to ensure accountability.
IGA, on the other hand, is broader and tackles access management for the entire organization. It handles digital identity, role-based access control, and data governance for all users. IGA is also concerned with providing temporary access to third parties.
Both IGA and PAM are critical parts of a company’s overall identity management strategy. They need to work in tandem to keep the entire network secure.
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