What’s the right solution?To close the gap between user productivity and security on Unix/Linux systems, many organizations naturally turn to sudo. But sudo operates only at the command level, not the system level, leaving system processes – like the execution of scripts – exposed and allowing the execution of specific binaries or access to sensitive areas of the file system.
Product review: PowerBroker for Unix & LinuxWith Unix/Linux security risks and sudo’s limitations in mind, leading industry analyst firm KuppingerCole has reviewed PowerBroker for Unix & Linux, BeyondTrust’s gold-standard solution for Unix/Linux privilege management. The report reviews PowerBroker’s core capabilities and strengths, including:
- Strong capabilities for managing privileged access to Unix and Linux systems
- Excellent support for a broad variety of Linux and Unix flavors
- Strong logging, auditing, and analytics capabilities
- Good integration across product portfolio
- Deep integration into target platforms due to their host-centric approach
Scott Lang, Sr. Director, Product Marketing at BeyondTrust
Scott Lang has nearly 20 years of experience in technology product marketing, currently guiding the product marketing strategy for BeyondTrust’s privileged account management solutions and vulnerability management solutions. Prior to joining BeyondTrust, Scott was director of security solution marketing at Dell, formerly Quest Software, where he was responsible for global security campaigns, product marketing for identity and access management and Windows server management.