There is no shortage of complex and nuanced topics in the field of IT. After 16 years in the industry, access management continues to be one of the most sensitive and controversial aspects of the job. But it’s not the technology that makes it difficult. It’s the people.
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Secure access controls must be applied universally and consistently across all your infrastructure—from the Linux boxes in your datacenter to your Kubernetes clusters in AWS. StrongDM Dynamic Access Management is uniquely positioned to provide seamless, secure access across your entire stack, simplifying access management and compliance for your legacy systems and modern cloud stack.
AWS authentication confirms the identity of users trying to access your resources, safeguarding against potential intrusions and data breaches. But weak authentication practices—like easy-to-guess passwords and single-factor authentication (SFA)—are far too common and they leave the door wide open for threat actors. Weak authentication often leads to data theft, resource misuse, financial and reputational nightmares…the list goes on. On the contrary, strong authentication measures like
We’ve just launched our AWS Management Console, adding yet another supported authentication method to improve control and auditability–so you can protect your business and improve employee productivity.
Have you ever wondered how access impacts your productivity? If you're like most technical staff, the sum of hours lost adds up quickly across teams. It makes sense though. The longer it takes for you to access the systems you need, the less productive you are on any given day. And what happens when that access is too difficult to get? We found that teams typically set up workarounds.
We surveyed a total of 600 IT, Security, and DevOps professionals from all over the United States, representing organizations of virtually every size to better understand how access impacts productivity and security.
In 2020, the world came to a halt. We suddenly realized that many of the jobs we normally do in the office could be done just as efficiently (if not more) from the comfort of our homes. Two years later, how is remote work faring? Has the enthusiasm for remote work tapered off just like the pandemic? Let’s find out in this list of the latest statistics on remote work.
A closer look at what technical debt is, how it relates to infrastructure access, and why unwinding short-term workarounds can actually improve productivity.
Today, we’ll take a look at what just-in-time access (JIT) means and what types there are. You’ll also learn about what a JIT access solution can do for your organization. By the end of this article, you’ll understand how just-in-time access works, the best practices to ensure secured implementation, and how strongDM comes to the rescue.
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Our SOC 2 cost estimate is $147,000 all-in but let's dig into each cost center to understand where the unexpected costs are.