The increasing adoption of virtualization and cloud computing present new opportunities and new challenges. IT can allocate resources on-demand, but also needs to dynamically allocate permissions and access control. Virtual machine sprawl increases the risk that insiders or hackers may steal or damage critical data. Failure to address these issues can lead to compliance failures and leave critical assets and data open to breaches and persistent threats.
To protect against intentional or accidental misuse of privilege, access control policies need to be in place. These policies, which have to be dynamic to meet compliance regulations, are often cumbersome for IT to create and manage. Manually managing user identities and privileged access on Linux and UNIX systems increases operational costs by 12 percent on average.
An answer to this could be an all-in-one centralized solution to authenticate users in the same way on all platforms, control granular access to sensitive resources, apply uniform group policies across all users, audit network security, and report on access to corporate resources.
In a secure and compliant environment, end users are not entitled to local administrator or even power user status. However there is a need to allow them to run applications, manage system settings (install printers, manage network settings), and install software that require local administrator privileges.
The only answer to this problem has been to grant users full administrator privileges over their desktop or laptop, allows network administrators to attach permission levels to Windows applications instead of giving the rights to the user, allow organizations to improve security, without impacting productivity.
A centralized enterprise solution to authenticate users in the same way across all platforms, control granular access to sensitive resources, apply uniform group policies across all users, audit network security and report on access to corporate resources.
Credential caching in the event of temporary loss of connectivity with the AD domain controller. Monitor and record privileged access down to the keystroke Run audit-friendly reports illustrating entitlements and daily operations. Use an Operational dashboard for administrators to view their organization’s privileged access management infrastructure to spot security weaknesses
ARCON is a leading technology company specializing in risk control solutions. ARCON offers a proprietary unified governance framework, which addresses risk across various technology platforms.
Our solution provides a security blanket that sits on top of all Operating Systems & Databases. All IT Administrators like Sysadmins, Database Administrators, as well as Application Administrators are allowed to log on to their respective systems only by using a unique user-id and password and OTP (one time password) provided to them. Once logged in, view/modify access is provided on "need to know' and "need to do" basis.
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Centrify is an identity management software and cloud-based Identity-as-a-Service provider that allows enterprises to manage identities across computer networks and cloud computing environments. Centrify is the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats that target today's hybrid IT environment of cloud, mobile and on-premises.
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