Dangers of local admin rights: native Azure AD support arrives for PEM
Allowing employees to have local admin rights is fraught with dangers for all firms. But Osirium PEM, now with 100% native Azure AD support, offers a solution.
Enhanced solutions in 2023 to combat the evolving cyber threat
Exploring the subject of rising threats from cyber criminals and ransomware attacks.
Education a target for ransomware in 2023
Is education a prime target for ransomware attackers in 2023?
Preventing ransomware from being devastating
The ransomware attack at MediBank has many of the classic elements of a ransomware attack. How could they be avoided?
Automation: Taking Cybersecurity to a New Level
Automation is the key to better cybersecurity and better IT service. Find out how in this blog.
The Evolution of PAM
PAM is evolving and your current ideas about PAM need to be reviewed to make sure you're set up for a secure IT future
A real-world example of "shift left" IT support
Most IT Help Desks would love to let users do more for themselves - as long as it was safe. Read how it's possible with this case study from a GP practice
Choosing an endpoint security solution - keep focused!
When choosing a solution to secure endpoints, don't be distracted by unnecessary features - find out how in this blog
What's the right choice for automating IT processes?
There isn't "one size fits all" solution for IT Process Automation, so how do you make a choice? Find out in this blog
The State of UK Cyber Security Attacks in 2022
Recent reports show the state of cybersecurity in the UK, but the numbers are confusing. What lessons can be learnt? Find out in this blog.
Boosting Cyber Resilience
How PAM addresses the needs of the joint ENISA & CERT-EU recommendations for cyber resiliency
AutoCAD and Local Admin Accounts - reducing risk
Removing the risk of local admin without impacting AutoCAD users
Launch of Osirium's PAM v8.0 - MFA, JIT, and lots more
The latest release of Osirium PAM bring scheduled JIT, MFA and much more.
Apache Log4j Vulnerability
A critical vulnerability has been found in Log4J - Osirium products are not affected, find out why ...
MSPs and Ransomware - the weakest link
MSPs are a valuable target for ransomware attacks, new research shows what MSPs should be doing to protect their clients
Are businesses doing enough to protect against ransomware?
New research shows most UK Businesses are vulnerable to ransomware attack, find out the biggest gap in their protection ...
Record High Costs of Data Breach
The latest Ponemon report shows the increased cost of a breach, and the effect of remote working and ransomware. Get behind the headlines.
Implementing Zero Trust with Osirium products
Zero Trust architecture is the best way to protect against infection by ransomware or malware, but needs careful planning. Learn more in this blog.
CyberUK 2021 Highlights
A summary of the recent CyberUK 2021 conference, including protecting the NHS and education sector from ransomware.
Supply Chain Threats And MSPs
Many organizations depend on MSPs and MSSPs. This article discusses why MSP security is critical to protect themselves and their clients.
Ransomware: The threat and blocking lateral movement
Understanding the threat and blocking lateral movement from ransomware
Securing Remote Access with Osirium PAM
Remote access to IT systems for staff and third-parties needs to be approached carefully - see why Privileged Access Management (PAM) is key to working safely
Taking PAM To The Next Level With Automation
Osirium PAM now includes Automation to extend protection and optimize IT operations. Find out more.
What is Privileged Access Security?
At Osirium, we believe that Privileged Access Security is a combination of three fundamental functions that use three foundation technologies
Are PAM and IAM the same? Let us explain the difference
Both IAM and PAM are critical areas of cyber security delivering protection to different audiences, but what are the differences are they both needed?
Protecting backups with PAM
Backups are absolutely so need careful protection. That's why you must use PAM to access backup management systems like PAM. Find out more ...
Welcome to 2021 - What's on Your New Year Plan?
Whatever your goals for 2021 might be, Privileged Access Management (PAM) should be high on the list. Find out why.
Don't Be The Next Malware Victim
There are reports of cyber attacks on AstraZeneca by North Korea. A couple of key capabilities are critical to protecting against such attacks. Learn more ...
Simple DSP Compliance in the NHS
For the NHS, the Digital Security and Protection assessment is a mandatory requirement. How can you make compliance and auditing easy? Find out more.
Cloud MFA for PAM with RSA
The combination of Osirum Privileged Access Management (PAM) with RSA Identity Provider makes a powerful and flexible cloud-based privilege access solution.
How ready are you for a Cyber Essentials assessment?
Cyber Essentials is a critical requirement for every organisation but can be daunting. Read more to see how Privileged Access Management (PAM) is the key.
NCSC Annual Report: The need for Osirium's PAM
The NCSC Annual Report highlights the changing threat landscape and calls out importance of PAM
IAM v PAM - best option for user security?
IAM and PAM may seem like duplication or in competition but in reality, they're both needed for a single pane of glass security posture. Find out why.
How to know which Domain Controllers need updates
Zerologon vulnerability needs an urgent patch but how do you know which systems haven't been updated? PPA can help
Why keep doing boring stuff? Get PPA Express free!
Too many IT and business operations are repetitive but have been hard to automate. Now the free PPA Express makes it possible.
A bad week for universities targeted in cyberattacks
There have been attacks at two universities in the UK and Department of Veterans Affairs in the US. Could Privileged Access Management (PAM) have helped?
Adaptive Authorisation vs Adaptive Authentication
Automation is great but it has to be smart to decide when changes are safe and when more review and approval is needed. See how PPA does Adaptive Authorisation
Imagine If It Was Easy To Provision New Accounts
Provisioning accounts for new starters can be a slow and frustrating business but automation can be the answer
Imagine If Business Users Could Get Their Own AWS Data
Responding to requests for systems data, like AWS or Azure bills, is time-consuming for IT. PPA makes it safe to delegate the access to business users ...
Imagine If Recertification Was Easy
Regular recertification of privilged accounts is a critical compliance process but highly manual and error-prone. See how it can be automatically with PPA
PIM, PUM and PAM explained
Here’s a quick rundown of all these terms, what they do, and which bits of the Platform performs them:
Introducing Osirium PAM v7.0
There's a major update to Osirium PAM available that includes a new web client and high-availability clustered servers. Find out more ...
Secure Remote Privileged Access for Free
Remote privileged access to vital IT systems is critical. Osirium offers modern PAM for free. Find out more.
What is Privileged Process Automation
If you had the choice, what superpower would you have?
PAM - Fault-Tolerant and Highly-Available
We’re often asked about high availability and fault tolerance for Osirium PAM
Introducing PXM Platform 6.5 – What’s New?
PXM Platform reaches v6.5, see what's new
Controlling AWS Costs with PPA
Controlling AWS costs usually needs an Admin account and specialist knowledge. With PPA, anyone with the right role can do it.
Announcing PPA 2.2
We’re very pleased to announce that the latest release, 2.2, is now available
Auditing Privileged Access Management
Where would the investor confidence be without the governance...
Five Reasons Why You'll Sleep Better with Osirium's PAM
If you’re an IT manager or strategist, you want to spend your time developing systems and solutions that propel your business forward, in an ideal world …
Multi-Factor Authentication: Osirium PAM and OneLogin
Osirium PAM provides Privileged Access Management (PAM) using the principle of identity-in / role-out
Why you need PAM for Process Automation
In this post, we're going to look at some aspects of automating a privileged process
Infosec 2019 – Bigger than ever for Osirium
In the calm before the storm of the last day of the Infosecurity 2019 show, it seems like a good opportunity to gather some thoughts about the last few days
Securing Third Party Access
There’s a lot of good that can be achieved when working closely with third parties, but there are also a lot of risks
Secure IT Process Automation – Dream or Reality?
Is it possible to automate IT tasks, improve security and improve customer service?
Privileged Access Management and Essential Services
To find out how to increase protection for essential services, Osirium and RazorSecure have a webinar coming up to discuss exactly how that can be done.
Thoughts on Cloud and Cyber Security Expo 2019
Reflections on Cloud and Cyber Security Expo 2019
The journey through PAM, PTM and onto RPA
Secure automation needs more than just robots, you need privileged process automation.
What is Privileged Robotic Process Automation?
Here, we are going to outline the differences between Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and the Privileged version (PRPA)
Privileged Access Management – Common Use Cases
PAM (Privileged Access Management) solutions are built to control access to Privileged Accounts to drive security. Here, we will outline some of the common use
Why NHS security needs a new approach to PAM
Osirium’s PAM is specially designed to stop cyber-attackers from hacking NHS operations
Sharing Privileged Accounts With Third Parties
In this article, we'll look at customer, MSP and contractor sides of this issue. Outsourcing work to a third-party is a frequent occurrence.
What are the different approaches to digital transformation
We're always intrigued by the wide range of descriptions of ‘digital transformation’ here are a few considerations
Osirium and RazorSecure Strategic Alliance
Strategic alliance means sharing ideas, code and pre-production demostrations along with modifications to our main products.
How to separate your business from cyber-attacks
The cybersecurity landscape is ever changing. New threats appear daily, and the techniques used by attackers continuously evolve.
Why PAM should be on every Operations Managers’ wish list
Operations Managers are at the centre of IT production, running the systems, applications and infrastructure that are the lifeblood of the organisation.
PAM Express Introductory Video Series
A new set of tutorial videos to get you up and running fast with Osirium PAM Express
The education sector must be educated on cyber-security
Across all industries, cyber-attacks continue to grow in number and severity. The education sector is becoming particularly targeted.
Why you shouldn’t be complacent about cloud security
More companies than ever are dedicating a larger percentage of their IT budgets to cloud computing, and it’s not hard to see why.
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Task Automation
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) within our solutions for more than eight years in our Privileged Task Management module.
Analysts recognise Osirium’s Task Automation innovation
Task automation has played an integral part in the Osirium PAM since its very inception in 2008.
IT security, efficiency, and the robots making it happen
In the IT security world, with the last 12 months showing us terrifying data breaches, robots might just be the key to our salvation
Implementing the Dual Account model with Osirium PAM
The Dual Account model has long been best practice amongst SysAdmins and DevOps. This blog explores what the model entails.
Meeting significant GDPR needs using Osirium’s PAM
Here’s the problem for Osirium; Every cyber security company out there is suggesting that they address GDPR requirements.
Benefits for the Board when you choose Osirium’s PAM
Osirium's PAM provides many business benefits that will keep the Board happy.
Responding to the unique needs of M(S)SP’s
Managed Security Service Providers face differing challenges to other industries we serve. With GDPR on the horizon, we discuss these unique needs.
Building a coping mechanism for data breaches
Breaches may be daily news, but they will always be a significant worry for business stakeholders
Cybersecurity – Making it everyone’s business is futile
Let’s discuss the value of the cloud and outsourcing, not regarding cost, but security
NHS Cybersecurity #2: People and Passwords
NHS seeks to improve, the outsourcing of IT contracts has increased, and data security controls that should protect staff and patients
So Why Privileged Account Management (PAM)?
Privileged accounts, every business has them. They need greater access to the infrastructure and fewer limiting controls
Least Privileged Model with PAM
Least Privileged Model – It’s accepted knowledge that a least privileged model are good for security. They limit what a person, system or code base can do
When the boss won’t budget for PAM
What would a data breach cost your business? How to justify investment in PAM
The rise and rise in cyber fraud (The ‘Insider Threat’)
Current or ex-staff members engaging in theft of some kind, or misusing company credit cards and expense accounts, was in the top 10 most reported crimes
Cyber Essentials: why it is essential to your business
Cyberspace is changing the way we conduct business; it’s brought incredible benefits but also terrifying vulnerability
Privileged Access Management delivers the safety net
In these our uncertain times, Privileged Access Management (PAM) delivers the safety net that might just save us all…
Notes from the Fraud Tube Spring Event
With a new format covering the best part of the day and into the night, there was an eclectic mix of presentations prompting us to really think about...
Watching The Insider Threat: So Why Privileged Access?
The Internet was conceived without security at its heart, and crime has changed drastically as a result of its existence
Privileged Task Management – Busy Work versus Thinking Work
In the world of DevOps there are two types of work, ‘busy work’ and ‘thinking work’. Your staff will be very clear about which they prefer doing
Osirium PAM ServiceNow Integration
Taking Privileged Access Management (PAM) one step higher in security and compliance
Creating resilience through security cells
Osirium believe that the following issues are the main contributors and share with you how our PxM Platform combats them
The Cost of Uncertainty
Today we’re hearing about the aftermath of an attack
Early versus late data breach outcomes
We spent some time looking at the outcomes for companies that were the victims of cyber breaches
IAM Round Table Notes
Yesterday we attended a round table session about building effective Identity and Access Management solutions
The JPMorgan Breach and the Problem with Passwords
Earlier this week US investigators charged three men after a multi-year cybercrime campaign
The year of the weekly data breach
Data breaches have fast become the scourge of modern enterprise
Separating people from passwords
Rigorous password policies are creating the exact opposite of their intended outcome
Osirium as an Identity Federator
The identity market has been getting stronger, it needs to get stronger as more and more business functions migrate to the cloud.
Want to Follow GCHQ’s Best Practise Password Advice?
If the documents leaked by NSA whitsleblower Edward Snowden are anything to go by, GCHQ knows a thing or two about exploiting security weaknesses.