IP-Insider: Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report 2020: More Security With Fewer Admin Rights

– In its latest Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report 2020, security firm BeyondTrust shows that 77 percent of critical Microsoft security vulnerabilities could be mitigated by the removal of admin rights. Last year, 77 percent of critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft's operating systems and applications would have been manageable by removing administration rights, according to BeyondTrust.

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CXO Insight Middle East: The Journey to Universal Privilege Management

– Many PAM tools lack the ability to extend granular privileged access controls to non-traditional endpoints, such as medical or industrial-connected devices and control systems. Organisations need a solution that delivers the capability of least privilege to those endpoints by allowing fine-grained control over the commands sent and the responses received over SSH sessions.

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Business Transformation: Why working from home is a tremendous stress test

– In haste, many organizations may have remote workers and vendors VPN into the corporate network, but VPNs are not ideal. First, they lack the scalability needed to accommodate a surge of remote workers. And, perhaps more concerning, is that the VPN technology, while providing some protections (such as against man-in-the-middle attacks), itself suffers many security shortcomings.

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BeyondTrust met à disposition des entreprises ses solutions Secure Remote Access

– L’épidémie de coronavirus continue de se propager dans le monde entier amenant les entreprises à fermer leurs bureaux et à préconiser le télétravail. Cette situation fait peser une immense pression sur les organisations IT et les services d’assistance qui doivent s’organiser rapidement pour soutenir de très nombreuses équipes distantes de par le monde.

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Digitalisation World: Privilege Management SaaS enables organizations to eliminate admin rights quickly and efficiently

– According to the 2019 BeyondTrust Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report, of the 189 Critical Microsoft vulnerabilities reported, 81% could be mitigated by removing local admin rights from users. Privilege Management SaaS enables organizations to eliminate admin rights quickly and efficiently, without disrupting user productivity, unlike traditional privilege management products that can take months to properly configure.

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United Nations Server Hack Kept Under Wraps

– The United Nations suffered a serious breach of servers in Geneva and Vienna last year. It then chose to cover up an internal report on the matter. The attacked compromised a number of departments and saw the attackers gained control of several administrator accounts.

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The Security Recommendation to Solve and Age-Old Problem

– In today's cyber world, we face an onslaught of recommendations and top lists for improving IT security. They may have some universal characteristics, but are infrequently not relevant for adoption by everyone, everywhere, and at every time. In fact, can you guess what the number one, universal, and best security recommendation is for everyone to embrace?

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A Single Security Recommendation to Solve and Age-Old Problem

– In the cyber world, we’re exposed to an onslaught of recommendations and top lists for improving IT security. They may have some universal characteristics, but are infrequently not relevant for adoption by everyone, everywhere, and at every time. In fact, can you guess what the number one, universal, and best security recommendation is for everyone to embrace?

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