The four most common pitfalls of privileged access management (PAM) fall upon two trends – how to provision for remote access and how to manage credentials for privileged accounts.

Speaking at the GartnerIAM conference in London, Chris Clarkson, ‎senior solutions engineer at ‎Bomgar Corporation, said that as hacking and data leaking statistics have increased over the past few years “there has never been a greater need for PAM.”

Clarkson specifically pointed at the breaches of reused passwords, saying that “a key contributor is outdated methods of access and access to data,” and that many attacks could have been prevented and new threats will emerge in 2018 – so addressing your access strategy is critical. Read more