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Introducing the Gartner Market Guide for Privileged Account Management

Posted July 29, 2014    Chris Burd

gartner market guide image - aug 2014Gartner recently released a new Market Guide for Privileged Account Management (PAM), and we’d like to share a complimentary copy with you. The report includes PAM market analysis and direction, vendor overviews, and recommendations for selecting PAM solutions for your environment.

BeyondTrust is one of two representative vendors (out of 20) to address all solution categories in the report, including:

  • Shared account password management (SAPM)
  • Privileged session management (PSM)
  • The existence of malware that specifically targets privileged accounts
  • Superuser privilege management (SUPM)
  • Active Directory (AD) bridging tools

Register here to access the Gartner report and learn more about privileged account management in the BeyondTrust PAM Solutions Center.

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Don’t Create a Different sudoers File for Each System

Posted May 20, 2015    Randy Franklin Smith

What if you have multiple Linux and/or Unix systems? Sudo management can become onerous and unwieldy if you try to manage a different sudoers file on each system. The good news is that sudo supports multiple systems.

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What Does Microsoft Local Administrator Password Solution Really Do?

Posted May 19, 2015    Morey Haber

LAPS is a feature that allows the randomization of local administrator accounts across the domain. Although it would seem that this capability overlaps with features in BeyondTrust’s PowerBroker Password Safe (PBPS), the reality is it is more suited for simple use cases such as changing the local Windows admin account and not much more.

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On Demand Webinar: Securing Windows Server with Security Compliance Manager

Posted May 14, 2015    BeyondTrust Software

On Demand Webinar: Security Expert Russell Smith, explains how to use Microsoft’s free Security Compliance Manager (SCM) tool to create and deploy your own security baselines, including user and computer authentication settings.

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