5 Signs of a Privileged Access Abuser

From securityboulevard.com

privileged access

With 80% of breaches linked to privileged access credentials, effectively managing and monitoring privileged accounts often means the difference between keeping your organization secure and a catastrophic cyber incident. All it takes is for the right hacker to gain access to the right credentials and it could cost your business upwards of millions of dollars, not to mention a tarnished reputation and lost customers.

With that, more than ever, prioritizing strict privileged access governance is critical to protecting your organization from cyberthreats lurking both inside and outside the organization. The reality is that traditional validation isn’t enough to keep a privileged account secure; once an IT administrator authenticates with a privileged account, there traditionally has been no further validation of the user or their activity.

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