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BeyondTrust Unveils PowerBroker Password Safe with Results-Driven Reporting and Analytics

New password management offering includes integration with Retina CS to provide deep reporting and analytics capabilities across heterogeneous IT environments


SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 12, 2013 – BeyondTrust, the security industry’s only provider of Context-Aware Security Intelligence, today announced the release of PowerBroker Password Safe, including integration with the company’s award winning vulnerability management platform, Retina CS. This automated password management offering now provides unmatched results-driven reporting and analytics capabilities to secure access to privileged accounts in heterogeneous IT environments.

PowerBroker Password Safe provides automated password management solution for access control and auditing over any privileged account, such as shared administrative accounts, application accounts and local administrative accounts. Designed to be flexible to any enterprises IT environment, PowerBroker Password Safe is available as a hardened appliance or virtual software solution. There is no direct access to the sealed operating system, and PowerBroker Password Safe employs commercially supported FIPS 140-2 validated components for all encryption over passwords to critical data. The solution also offers complete device support for any operating system, account, or device via SSH/Telnet.


“Manual password management is both tedious and time consuming and can leave an organization much more susceptible to vulnerabilities and compliance violations due to lack of oversight and human error,” said Brad Hibbert, executive vice president of product strategy and operations at BeyondTrust. “PowerBroker Password Safe provides automated password management for access control, manageability and audit of all types of privileged accounts, increasing security, compliance and productivity to organizations.”


PowerBroker Password Safe provides lightweight, robust client libraries enabling existing and new application programs or scripts to securely retrieve current credentials from PowerBroker Password Safe instead of hard-coding the credentials inside of a program. By protecting passwords and the management of access to such accounts, the solution eliminates intentional, accidental and indirect misuse of privileges and ensures compliance with industry or government mandates.


New features to PowerBroker Password Safe include:

  • Password Connector
  • Password Safe Role Based Access
    > Requestor, Approver, Information Security Administrator (ISA), Auditor
    > User group assignments per smart rule
  • Password Safe systems automatically added as managed assets
  • Smart rule filters for managed systems in PowerBroker Password Safe
  • New HTML pages that perform password requests and approvals

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 Password Safe, 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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