Symark and Enterprise Management Associates to Host Webinar on Closing the Risk Gaps in Unix/Linux Environment
Symark and EMA to Share Best Practices in Controlling a Wide Range of Risks, Including Privileged Access Users
Agoura Hills, Calif. - April 22, 2009 - Symark International, developer of the PowerSeries™ identity and access management solutions for heterogeneous IT environments and Enterprise Management Associates, a leading industry analyst and consulting firm for IT Management Solutions are hosting a free and informative Webcast on “Closing the Risk Gaps in Unix/Linux: Comprehensive Root Access Control” available now.
The root account to administer Unix and Linux systems present one of the highest-impact opportunities for exploit, fraud or information theft. Rarely has there been a more significant need for the control of root-level privilege than in the current economic climate, with business consolidation and substantial personnel changes sweeping through virtually every industry. The webcast will detail industry trends and focus on how more finely grained Unix and Linux access control can help your enterprise. The webcast will address solutions that offer a more comprehensive scope of provable control, simultaneously helping the business to assure security as well as compliance priorities, and delivering verifiable protection against one of the highest impact risks in the enterprise.
The webinar will feature the following speakers:
- Scott Crawford, Research Director, Enterprise Management Associates
- John Mutch, Chief Executive Officer, Symark International
Scott has 15 years of experience and is an (ISC) 2 Certified Information Systems Security, Security Architecture and Security Management Professional. He has pioneered implementation and research in multiple fields, from assistive technologies to sophisticated distributed-trust data security architectures to IT service management. Prior to joining EMA, Scott was the first ISO for the International Data Centre of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization at the UN in Vienna, Austria.
Mr. Mutch has over 25 years building and leading successful companies in the technology industry. Prior to joining Symark, Mr. Mutch was a founder and managing partner of MV Advisors, LLC, a strategic block investment firm providing focused investment and strategic guidance to small and mid-cap technology companies. Prior to MV Advisors, Mr. Mutch was the President and CEO of Peregrine Systems, where he successfully restructured the company and sold it to Hewlett-Packard for $425 million.
About Enterprise Management Associates
Founded in 1996, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is a leading industry analyst and consulting firm dedicated to the IT management market. The firm provides IT vendors and enterprise IT professionals with objective insight into the real-world business value of long-established and emerging technologies, ranging from security, storage and IT Service Management (ITSM) to the Configuration Management Database (CMDB), virtualization and service-oriented architecture (SOA). Even with its rapid growth, EMA has never lost sight of the client, and continues to offer personalized support and convenient access to its analysts. For more information on the firm’s IT Management Research Library, free online IT Management Solutions Center and IT consulting offerings, visit www.enterprisemanagement.com.
About Symark International
Founded in 1985, Symark is the leading provider of security administration solutions for heterogeneous IT environments. Symark PowerBroker® enables granular delegation of administrative privileges while restricting Unix/Linux root account access. Symark PowerPassword®, User Management Edition provides Unix/Linux user account management along with login and password security policies. Symark PowerKeeper® provides storage and secure access of administrative passwords for multiple servers, applications, and network devices. All three products offer central administration and detailed audit logs. Symark offers extensive expertise in enterprise computing security, and its products are backed by unmatched technical support. For more information, visit us a www.symark.com..
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