At Osirium, we believe that Privileged Access Security is a combination of three fundamental functions that use three foundation technologies
Both IAM and PAM are critical areas of cyber security delivering protection to different audiences, but what are the differences are they both needed?
Backups are absolutely so need careful protection. That's why you must use PAM to access backup management systems like PAM. Find out more ...
The combination of Osirum Privileged Access Management (PAM) with RSA Identity Provider makes a powerful and flexible cloud-based privilege access solution.
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.
Managing patches to an estate of Windows is a major effort. Privileged Process Automation (PPA) can accelerate and simplify the whole process, see how ...
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
Privileged Access Security should be a priority. Osirium CTO, Andy Harris, explains why and lays out the roadmap for a solution.
In general VPN access is more risky than office based access, and there are some uncomfortable truths about humans and credentials.
Here’s a quick rundown of all these terms, what they do, and which bits of the Platform performs them:
Developers need to install and configure Visual Studio and various add-ins to do their work. PEM lets them do their work without needing local admin rights
Privileged Process Automation (PPA) can be transformative for IT and business processes, find out how ....
For many organisations, Slack has become the central core of communications between processes and people.
We’re often asked about high availability and fault tolerance for the PxM Platform.
Controlling AWS costs usually needs an Admin account and specialist knowledge. With PPA, anyone with the right role can do it.
Where would the investor confidence be without the governance...
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 …
Osirium’s PxM Platform provides Privileged Access Management (PAM) using the principle of identity-in / role-out
In this post, we're going to look at some aspects of automating a privileged process
One of the distinct advantages of Osirium’s PxM Platform is its ability to deliver Privileged Access Management (PAM) to a very wide range of systems
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 automation needs more than just robots, you need privileged process automation.
Here, we are going to outline the differences between Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and the Privileged version (PRPA)
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
Osirium’s PxM Platform is specially designed to stop cyber-attackers from hacking NHS operations
If your Christmas party needs its people separated from pixels then PPM is not a product that we ship. Of course you can use PxM Express :-)
Ericsson and O2 engineers would have been flat out either updating certificates or software.
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.
We're always intrigued by the wide range of descriptions of ‘digital transformation’ here are a few considerations
First off, the first main issue is the word 'Things', it is too general. Things break down into different categories
Strategic alliance means sharing ideas, code and pre-production demostrations along with modifications to our main products.
The cybersecurity landscape is ever changing. New threats appear daily, and the techniques used by attackers continuously evolve.
Since the PxM Platform is an 'Identity In - Role Out' product, the quality of identity proof is crucial in highly secure environments.
Osirium's PxM Platform can use both passwords and SSH Keys for the role-based connections where the device supports keys.
DevOps is hard enough, don't let the risk of exposing credentials make it worse.
Operations Managers are at the centre of IT production, running the systems, applications and infrastructure that are the lifeblood of the organisation.
A new set of tutorial videos to get you up and running fast
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) within our solutions for more than eight years in our Privileged Task Management module.
Like most sales managers, our internal sales manager needed access to the Call Record Database of our AsteriskNOW implementation.
Here’s the How-To video for using Osirium's PxM Platform with Elastic Stack.
The Dual Account model has long been best practice amongst SysAdmins and DevOps. This blog explores what the model entails.
Osirium's PxM Platform provides many business benefits that will keep the Board happy.
Here’s the problem for Osirium; Every cyber security company out there is suggesting that they address GDPR requirements.
Managed Security Service Providers face differing challenges to other industries we serve. With GDPR on the horizon, we discuss these unique needs.
Let’s discuss the value of the cloud and outsourcing, not regarding cost, but security
Breaches may be daily news, but they will always be a significant worry for business stakeholders
NHS seeks to improve, the outsourcing of IT contracts has increased, and data security controls that should protect staff and patients
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
At Osirium, we created our Management Application Proxy Server (MAP Server)
A colossal 40% of malware attacks in the UK are made against public sector institutions
Ed’s presentation covered how we identify the good from the bad. In particular how the choice of good boundaries for Functions and API’s
The difference between what the Osirium PxM Platform is purchased for, and what our longstanding customers actually do with our products
For example, your organisation thinks it is a good idea to blacklist the ‘rm’ command. Let’s consider the difference between these command sequences
We’ve completed our integration with SailPoint’s Identity Governance solution
We’ve reworked the data to show both the risks in terms of impact and probability along with the trends
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...
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
Taking Privileged Access Management (PAM) one step higher in security and compliance
Who can blame consumers now for being reluctant to switch from the Big Four?
Osirium believe that the following issues are the main contributors and share with you how our PxM Platform combats them
The ability to view user behaviour provides an opportunity to highlight any anomalous activity
We spent some time looking at the outcomes for companies that were the victims of cyber breaches
Yesterday we attended a round table session about building effective Identity and Access Management solutions
Earlier this week US investigators charged three men after a multi-year cybercrime campaign
Data breaches have fast become the scourge of modern enterprise
Rigorous passwords policies are creating the exact opposite of their intended outcome
The identity market has been getting stronger, it needs to get stronger as more and more business functions migrate to the cloud.
If the documents leaked by NSA whitsleblower Edward Snowden are anything to go by, GCHQ knows a thing or two about exploiting security weaknesses.
The US OPM hack exposed – potentially to a nation state
Passwords are one of the biggest threats to enterprise data security around today
If you’ve never attended a board meeting before I’ll try to give you a flavour of what happens
IAM provides a wealth of operational conveniences alongside its security benefits
Influence is often limited in the face of perceived business requirements
At Osirium, we believe in the need for a new approach to authentication
Dealing with the Insider and Third Party threats
Why are account credentials from privileged users so sought-after by attackers?
There is a serious threat against privileged accounts
Hackers have infiltrated POS systems via third party providers
IT leaders must consider their department as a major target for advanced attackers and take appropriate steps to mitigate that risk
The results should give IT managers plenty to think about
Shoulder surfing, as the name suggests is the nefarious art of reading a sensitive piece of information over a user’s shoulder.
Much of the talk in IT security circles over the past week has been centred around new guidance for businesses from the UK’s spy agency.
Targeted attacks have been around for probably a lot longer than many people think
When the passwords meet people that the security breaks down
They are so difficult to remember so I use one really good one
Since the Monetary Authority of Singapore issued their Technology Risk Management Guidelines they have achieved a lot of traction with compliance officers.
So why did a large proportion of administrators think that automation would make their life easier?
Here’s a quick security fix on how to reduce risk for your team’s shared accounts in just 15 minutes.
In today’s hybrid-cloud era, the privileged insider and outsider have become inter-changeable
Osirium’s focus on Workflow usability means that organisations can benefit from security and productivity in tandem.
IT Security is a very wide ranging subject. At Osirium we like to think of its application to the business stack.