Identifying and understand privileged identities within your organization is a daunting task. Managing, auditing and keeping the privileged account inventory up-to-date is even more challenging depending on the size and complexity of your IT footprint.
Privileged accounts should be audited on a regular basis and organizations should understand what types of privileged access are being granted to certain individuals within their organization. All privileged activities, especially the actions performed on mission-critical assets, should be monitored not only to detect external attacks but also to avert insider threats. Privileged accounts typically have unrestricted access to business-critical systems. This creates a security risk when these accounts are compromised.
In this whitepaper, we explore different methods for auditing privileged accounts.