National security breaching is happening and you have been seeing it more and more as time goes on. If it be from Wannacry or the Democratic National Convention, it doesn’t seem like these attacks are going to end. So could this happen to your network? Sadly, it can, but there is a way you can fight that.
What are the security implications of Privileged Access Management (PAM)?
According to Daniel Lu, Product Marketing Manager for Okta, network security should be a top priority for all businesses, so what is it that you can do to keep your organization safe? With Privileged Access Management (PAM) . What attackers do is try to gain access to privileged accounts on your network through various systems, emails, website etc. If they end up getting access to these accounts, they would be able to see your customer and client data that could be detrimental to your enterprise. In comes, Privileged Access Management . PAM is designed to limit outside access to these accounts in a term called “Just-Enough-Access” This state-of-the-art defense provided by Okta is your key defense against these attacks.
How can Okta help secure your IT infrastructure with PAM?
Many IT managers admit that their systems have a weakness when it comes to permissions. The problem rises when companies grow and confusion happens when you don’t know who has permission to what. Passwords alone are not enough to secure these permissions. What you would need is called “Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication“. This authentication provides you with complete control on who can access what. For the highest level of permissions, Okta let’s you provide all the perimeters you want for certain actions.
Every business needs privileged users, but knowing who has access to what can be challenging and deadly for an organization. See how Iron Cove Solutions can help you get started with Okta today!