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PAM Pricing Simplified: Your Cost and ROI Explained

PAM Pricing Simplified: Your Cost and ROI Explained

The cost of a privileged access management (PAM) solution goes beyond the licensing fees. While it’s tempting to look only at the initial costs, evaluating privileged access management pricing includes examining other factors to determine whether the solution will provide a real Return on Investment (ROI) or cause more problems than it solves.
Privilege Elevation and Delegation Management (PEDM) Explained

Privilege Elevation and Delegation Management (PEDM) Explained

In this article, we’ll explore Privileged Elevation and Delegation Management (PEDM). You’ll learn how PEDM works and how it mitigates the risks associated with poorly managed privileged accounts. By the end of this article, you’ll understand why PEDM is an important security strategy and how businesses can use PEDM to manage privileged access and prevent cyberattacks.
What Are Zero Standing Privileges (ZSP)? (And How They Work)

What Are Zero Standing Privileges (ZSP)? (And How They Work)

Securing sensitive company data starts with limiting who can access that data, and adopting a zero standing privileges security approach is a great way to control access. In this article, we’ll discuss what zero standing privileges (ZSP) are, how standing privileges are created, and how just-in-time access makes a ZSP model feasible. We’ll explore the risks that accompany standing privileges, the benefits of a zero standing privilege philosophy, and best practices to follow when adopting a ZSP
Cloud Data Protection: Challenges, Best Practices and More

Cloud Data Protection: Challenges, Best Practices and More

Cloud data protection is an increasingly popular element in an organization’s security strategy. In this article, we’ll explore what cloud data protection is, why it’s important, and the best practices to follow when migrating to the cloud. By the end of this article, you’ll understand the benefits and challenges of adopting a data security strategy for cloud environments.
StrongDM + Cloud Secrets Management = Your New PAM

StrongDM + Cloud Secrets Management = Your New PAM

StrongDM integrates with your favorite cloud secrets manager to provide an end-to-end version of remote access for more than just privileged accounts.
PIM vs. PAM Security: Understanding the Difference

PIM vs. PAM Security: Understanding the Difference

Understanding the nuances of privileged access management vs privileged identity management can be challenging. Although PIM and PAM are often used interchangeably, there is an important difference between PIM and PAM that companies should know. In this article, we’ll explain PIM vs PAM and explore how they work to demonstrate the differences between them. By the end of this article, you’ll know what role PIM and PAM should play in your security strategy.
Top 8 Privileged Access Management (PAM) Solutions in 2023

Top 8 Privileged Access Management (PAM) Solutions in 2023

In this article, we’ll review the leading privileged access management (PAM) solutions on the market. We’ll explore the pros and cons of the top privileged access management vendors so you can easily compare the best PAM solutions. By the end of this article, you’ll feel confident choosing the right privileged access management solution for your organization.
Machine Identity Management Explained in Plain English

Machine Identity Management Explained in Plain English

In this article, we'll cover machine identities and address the importance and challenges in machine identity management. You'll gain a complete understanding of how machine identity management works and see the concept in action through real-world examples. By the end of this article, you'll be able to answer in-depth: what is machine identity management?
Spring Clean Your Access Management

Spring Clean Your Access Management

Time to spring clean your access management! Use these resources to establish healthy habits to keep your infrastructure access tidy all year long.
Agent vs. Agentless Architectures in Access Management

Agent vs. Agentless Architectures in Access Management

Agent vs. Agentless architectures is a recurring debate - covering specifics from monitoring to security. But when it comes to Access Management, some key considerations are necessary when defining the scalability of your solution and its impact on efficiency and overhead over time.
Time for PAM to Go Wham!

Time for PAM to Go Wham!

Privileged Access Management doesn’t solve the whole access challenge. It’s time for PAM to evolve to support complex environments and put people first.
Day Two Cloud 134: Simplifying Infrastructure Access With StrongDM

Day Two Cloud 134: Simplifying Infrastructure Access With StrongDM

StrongDM takes a proxy approach to the challenge of access and authentication. It uses a local client that can run on a Mac, Windows, or Linux device; a gateway to mediate access; and an administration layer for setting policies and permissions and auditing access.
StrongDM kicks it into overdrive

StrongDM kicks it into overdrive

With the release of tighter integrations with Okta and Azure AD (or any SCIM-based directory service for that matter), you now have the ability to manage just-in-time, least-privilege access to your critical infrastructure right from your preferred identity provider (IdP), dramatically reducing the time needed to approve requests and grant access.
Welcome to the Year of Access

Welcome to the Year of Access

strongDM asked 600 DevOps pros about the state of infrastructure access today. Their response? It’s out of control. Here’s an overview of our results.
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