What is privileged access management, and how do you minimize resistance?By definition PAM, is comprised of 4 primary disciplines:
- Privileged Password and Session Management
- Privilege Elevation and Delegation Management
- Active Directory Bridgin for Unix, Linux and Mac
- Privilege Auditing and Reporting
- Domain Administrators or Root on non-Windows assets
- Service Accounts
- User Administrator Accounts
- Application to Application (API) Coding
- Removal or root privileges on Unix Linux
- Removal of secondary administrator or root accounts for all end users
- Elimination of needed accounts per department like the helpdesk
- Windows Server administrators
- Will I still be able to administer servers while I am working from home or on the road?
- Will I be able to change the clock or add printers on my laptop?
- If a program is no longer working, who should I call?
- Why are you removing my x-admin account?
- I am a developer. How can I compile code or access test servers?
Morey J. Haber, Chief Security Advisor
Morey J. Haber is the Chief Security Advisor at BeyondTrust. As the Chief Security Advisor, Morey is the lead identity and technical evangelist at BeyondTrust. He has more than 25 years of IT industry experience and has authored four books: Privileged Attack Vectors, Asset Attack Vectors, Identity Attack Vectors, and Cloud Attack Vectors. Morey has previously served as BeyondTrust’s Chief Security Officer, Chief Technology, and Vice President of Product Management during his nearly 12 year tenure. In 2020, Morey was elected to the Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA) Executive Advisory Board, assisting the corporate community with identity security best practices. He originally joined BeyondTrust in 2012 as a part of the acquisition of eEye Digital Security, where he served as a Product Owner and Solutions Engineer, since 2004. Prior to eEye, he was Beta Development Manager for Computer Associates, Inc. He began his career as Reliability and Maintainability Engineer for a government contractor building flight and training simulators. Morey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.