Centrify’s best-in-class privileged access security solution minimises the attack surface and stops breaches that abuse privilege

Centrify Chief Product Officer Bill MannCentrify, the leader in securing hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services, has overnight announced its inclusion as a representative vendor in Gartner’s 2017 Market Guide for Privileged Access Management (PAM).

RThe increasingly hybrid nature of infrastructure, driven by the adoption of cloud-based workloads, is driving the need to secure privileged access across on-premises, private-cloud and public cloud infrastructure and apps with a single solution. Gartner predicts that “Through 2020, more than half of security failures associated with Iaas and PaaS will be attributable to significant security gaps caused by failure to adopt PAM technology and processes”.

Gartner designates Privileged Account and Session Management (PASM) along with Privilege Elevation and Delegation Management (PEDM) as two distinct tool categories that have evolved as the predominant focus for security and risk management leaders considering investment in PAM tools.

Centrify is unique in providing a single solution for PASM and cross-platform PEDM. Built-in house, Centrify’s solution controls privileged access for individual and shared accounts in the hybrid enterprise. Centrify simplifies the implementation of PAM best practices and strengthens an organisation’s risk posture to stop the breach.

Centrify chief product officer Bill Mann said Centrify was honoured by its inclusion by Gartner as a representative vendor again this year. “This report provides valuable insights into the need for a comprehensive privileged access management solution that includes PASM, PEDM, MFA and native CAC/PIV support,” he said. “This report also comes on the heels of Centrify being positioned as a leader in  the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Privilege Management.”

Centrify’s integrated privileged access security solution combines password vaulting with brokering of identities, MFA enforcement and just-enough privilege, all while securing remote access and monitoring all privileged sessions. By minimising the attack surface and controlling privileged access to the hybrid enterprise, Centrify’s capabilities equip organisations with a comprehensive platform that identifies their users, provides only the privileges they need to perform their jobs and monitors all privileged activity with attribution to an individual.

Centrify is the trusted provider in privileged access management. Led by a team with decades of experience redefining security, Centrify is trusted by more than 5000 global customers, including more than half of the Fortune 50 in the US, to defend their organisations.

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About Centrify

Centrify redefines security from a legacy static perimeter-based approach to protecting millions of scattered connections in a boundaryless hybrid enterprise. As the only industry recognised leader in both Privileged Identity Management and Identity-as-a-Service, Centrify provides a single platform to secure each user’s access to apps and infrastructure through the power of identity services. This is Next Dimension Security in the Age of Access. Centrify is trusted by more than 5000 global customers, including more than half of the Fortune 50 in the US, to defend their organisations. To learn more visit www.centrify.com

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