Privileged Access Management (PAM) is vital in any organisation and can be implemented to achieve the principles of Zero Trust. PAM is an information-security mechanism that safeguards identities with special access or capabilities beyond regular users. A key information-security solution, PAM works through a combination of people, processes and technology.
When compromised, privileged accounts can pose significant potential risk to the enterprise. It’s therefore imperative that a PAM solution is implemented to ensure that core enterprise identities are secured and monitored. PAM can solve security weaknesses relating to the sharing of passwords and mitigates the risks associated with long-standing permissions.
As privileged accounts provide full access to the technology environment and its systems, it is critical to add additional layers of protection. That extra security is a Privileged Access Management solution.