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BeyondTrust Provides Customers Unrivaled Reporting and Analytics Capabilities for Critical UNIX and Linux Servers

Latest update to PowerBroker UNIX & Linux includes integration with Retina CS, providing clear perspective on how root delegation affects overall risk to an organization


SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 12, 2013 – BeyondTrust, the security industry’s only provider of Context-Aware Security Intelligence, today announced the release of PowerBroker UNIX & Linux 7.5 which now includes tight integration with the company’s award winning vulnerability management platform, Retina CS . This latest update empowers organizations to look companywide at the activities occurring on critical UNIX and Linux servers from a root delegation perspective.

PowerBroker UNIX & Linux empowers system administrators with the ability to delegate privileges and authorization without disclosing the root password on UNIX, Linux and Mac OS X platforms. It equips enterprises with highly flexible policy language unifying security across multiple platforms. Most importantly, PowerBroker UNIX & Linux is designed for an organization. It allows users to perform tasks across multiple targets simultaneously, and is readily deployed, requiring no changes to the kernel, no system reboots, and eliminating the impact on resource availability.


“Organizations can now make better-informed decisions around root delegation on their most critical UNIX and Linux servers,” said Brad Hibbert, executive vice president of product strategy and operations at BeyondTrust. “We’re providing customers an incredibly powerful zero-gap coverage model for their diverse IT environments by coupling privilege and identity management along with vulnerability management.”


PowerBroker UNIX & Linux allows organizations to increase collaboration without compromising security. The solution transparently provides the boundaries essential to a secure and compliant environment, while breaking down familiar walls that hinder productivity. PowerBroker UNIX & Linux provides relief from any type of misuse of privilege and seals the primary attack point for data breaches and unauthorized transactions.


New features to PowerBroker UNIX & Linux include:

  • I/O logs displayed in console
  • I/O logos search capability
  • Smart Rules for events UNIX/Linux client
  • Events graphics and charge
  • Playback functionality of sessions

Retina CS is the centerpiece of the BeyondTrust vision of Context-Aware Security Intelligence which helps organizations answer the most pressing questions in security – what to fix first, what to fix next and why. Retina CS does this through unmatched security intelligence and analytics for the entire IT landscape – servers, desktops, as well as mobile and virtual assets and those which reside in the cloud.

To receive a free 30 day trial of PowerBroker UNIX & Linux, please visit: http://www.beyondtrust.com/Home/FreeTrials/

About BeyondTrust

BeyondTrust is the only security solution vendor providing Context-Aware Security Intelligence, giving customers the visibility and controls necessary to reduce their IT security risks, while at the same time simplifying their compliance reporting.

BeyondTrust offers consistent policy-driven vulnerability and privilege management, role-based access control, monitoring, logging, auditing and reporting to protect internal assets from the inside out. The company's products empower IT governance to strengthen security, improve productivity, drive compliance, and reduce expense across physical, virtual, mobile and cloud environments.

With more than 25 years of global success, BeyondTrust is the pioneer of both Threat Management and Privileged Identity Management (PIM) solutions for heterogeneous IT environments. More than half of the companies listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rely on BeyondTrust to secure their enterprises. Customers include eight of the world's 10 largest banks, eight of the world's 10 largest aerospace and defense firms, and 7 of the 10 largest U.S. pharmaceutical companies, as well as renowned universities across the globe.


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