Replace Personal Privilege Account into Shareable Broker Accounts

Most of the organizations still have the practice of Personal Privilege Accounts in their corporate platforms and application. It’s very challenging when comes to managing and monitoring those accounts which gives non-restrictive access to the most valuable systems in the Organizations. Effective procedures around managing these privileged accounts are extremely difficult without specialized tools.
CyberArk Privileged Account Management solution enable these organizations to secure, provision, manage, control and monitor all activities associated with privileged accounts present in their IT landscape.… [Keep reading] “Replace Personal Privilege Account into Shareable Broker Accounts”

An Identity Consultants Summary of the recent Cloud Identity Summit 2017

I’ve just returned from Chicago and the Cloud Identity Summit that was held at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. It was my first CIS conference and reminded me a lot of the now defunct Quest Experts Conference and The Burton Group Conference, both in terms of the content and scale. It definitely had a more intimate feel than the massive Microsoft Ignite category of event which attracts 25k+ attendees. 1400 attendees at CIS was a record for this event, but it still meant you got the 1:1 time with vendors and speakers which is fantastic.… [Keep reading] “An Identity Consultants Summary of the recent Cloud Identity Summit 2017”

MIM and Privileged Access Management

Recently Microsoft released Microsoft Identity Manager 2015 (MIM) Customer Technology Preview (CTP). Those expecting a major revision of the FIM product should brace themselves for disappointment. The MIM CTP is more like a service release of FIM. MIM CTP V4.3.1484.0 maintains the existing architecture of the FIM Portal (still integrated with SharePoint), FIM Service, and the FIM Synchronisation Service.  Also maintained are the separate FIM Service and FIM Sync databases. Installation of the CTP is almost identical to FIM 2010 R2 SP1, including the same woes with SharePoint 2013 configuration.… [Keep reading] “MIM and Privileged Access Management”