ARCON | Privileged Access Management (PAM) is a comprehensive solution which provides additional security layers to safeguard an enterprise’s critical systems and confidential information. The solution helps in mitigating insider and advanced cyber threats. With a host of advanced features, ARCON | PAM suite provides real-time threat alerts, analytics and monitoring that helps in preventing unauthorized access to the systems. The solution essentially provides a robust security framework whilst boosting operational efficiency.
What are Privileged Accounts?
Privileged Accounts are super user accounts that give sysadmins, database admins, and netadmins an authorized access to critical target devices spread across the IT infrastructure. As the name suggests, these accounts are controlled by ‘Privileged’ users.
What is Privileged Access Management?
Privileged users have an elevated permission to access critical target systems. Therefore, monitoring and controlling privileged access is absolutely vital. Malefactors, typically malicious insiders, can steal or misuse highly confidential corporate information if privileged credentials are compromised.
Privileged Access Management (PAM) is a practice which enables the Security and Risk management group to carefully govern and monitor all privileged user activities. Further, it allows an organization to comply with a host of regulations such as GDPR, SOX, HIPAA, SWIFT CSCF, PCI DSS that mandates PAM.